Best fruits in season in Hawaii
If you are one of those traveling and are looking for the Best fruits in season in Hawaii ever. “But are, …. I only eat fresh nectar of the gods”, fruity, fruit lover kind of person and you like to be informed on what’s the ripe and happening fruit in the region you’ll be exploring…. if you’re headed to Hawai’i, then I’m happy to inform you, that one of me all time favorite looking fruits and one of me all time favorite tasting fruits is the Dragon Fruit and YES!, it just so happens to be in season, and YES it just so happens to be one of the Best fruits in season in Hawaii ever.
From it aesthetic variations in bright pink color, to its succulent in sides that give off a unique texture and irresistibly sweet taste that dance with and tease the tastebuds of indulgent delectability. This tropically odd and somewhat erotic looking shaped fruit, is bar none the Best fruits in season in Hawaii at the moment. It’s out side skin color is green and pink, and its shape is prickly looking or rather spikey. If you stash this fruit in the crisper drawer it’ll keep for about a solid week.
– Dragon fruit and/or Pitaya were first discovered in Central America centuries ago, and have long since traveled to all corners of the globe. Early missionaries brought Pitaya to Asia where it has since been renamed and is more commonly known as, the Dragon Fruit.
– What does dragon fruit taste like? It actually has a mild kiwi-ish flavor. Half it, then scoop the flesh out with a spoon. Eat it straight, or serve it with a squeeze of lime and a sprinkle of salt and and a hint of chile powder. The empty skin makes a fun single-serving bowl for fruit salad.
– Did you know Americans have spent about 8 million dollars on dragon fruit in the last year—almost 50 percent more than the year before!
– Dragon fruit is known as one the best “super fruits” available on the market today. Besides being low in cholesterol, high in fiber and full of active antioxidants, this fascinating fruit is also known to fight diabetes, reduce signs of aging, as well as suppress pain from arthritis. Flowering in June with fruit production in late summer to fall.
~ So how do you tell the difference between the pitya’s?…. which is one of the Best fruits in season in Hawaii.
- Red Dragon Fruit:
The skin is dark red purple, the leaves attached to it are shorter. The fruit on average is smaller. Its flesh is purplish red, with a sweeter taste. Some people find its taste quite bland. It’s eaten as a dessert fruit or we’ve been smashing them for breakfast mixed in our fruit bowl.
- White dragon fruit:
The skin color is lighter, with more elongated leaves. Some fully grown fruits can weigh 500g each. Fruit weighing less than 200g are too young for consumption. The white flesh is higher in acidity than the red one. It can be made into an appetizing salad.
some of its benefits are
Boosts Immune System
Good Source of Antioxidants
High in fiber & Aids in Digestion
Rich in Iron it Prevents Anemia
dragon fruit help fight the signs of aging by reducing the harmful effects of free radicals in the body.
Rich in Magnesium and B Vitamins
keeps hair nourished and healthy
Improves Cardiovascular Health
Dragon fruit is very beneficial for pregnant women as it is rich in iron, B vitamins, and folate.