Dragon Fruit is in Season. What is a Dragon Fruit?

Pitays is more commonly referred to as The Dragon Fruit. Pitaya is the fruit of several cactus species. Dragon Fruit MargaritaThis vividly pink, dark red, pink or yellow tropical fruit with yellow- and green-tipped spines is actually a type of cactus, and is native to Mexico, Central America (BELIZE), and South America.  The skin of the dragon fruit is a thin rind. The skin is usually covered in scales, and the center of the fruit is made up of a red or white, sweet tasting pulp.  People describe the taste as somewhere between between a kiwi, a pear, and a watermelon (YUMMY)!

Also, the Dragon Fruit provides a number of essential nutrients and has potential healthy benefits as well.  It is considered a “super fruit”.  Check out all the stunning benefits of the Dragon Fruit.

Come on down to Pelican Reef Villas, try one of our Dragon Fruit cocktails and drink yourself healthy!

 

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