Pitaya Nice Cream Bowls


Pitaya is another name for Dragon Fruit. You can find it in the frozen section at most grocery stores that have a natural section. It is bright pink and super pleasing to the eye for good reason! Dragon Fruit is known to be detoxifying for your liver and is packed with antioxidants. It also has antibacterial and immune boosting qualities. Dragonfruit has a higher amount of calcium than other fruits. Its really an amazing fruit!

I kept this recipe super simple; only 3 ingredients and then whatever toppings you want. Pitaya is mildly sweet. If you happen to like your smoothie bowls super sweet, consider additional fruit or a drizzle of honey to help sweeten it.

Makes 2 smoothie bowls. Prep 5-10 minutes.


2 packages Pitaya Plus frozen pitaya

4 frozen bananas, cut into pieces

3/4-1 cup almond milk

Optional Toppings: fresh fruit, coconut, granola, cacao nibs, drizzle of honey


  1. Prepare your toppings as needed (cut up fruit and get all your toppings ready).

  2. Run warm water over the pitaya to make it easier to open.

  3. Add 3/4 cup almond milk to a high speed blender.

  4. Add pitaya to blender.

  5. Add the frozen banana. Cut or break up the bananas into 3 or more pieces.

  6. Blend until smooth. If using a Vitamix, you may need to use the tamper to help blend it. In other blenders, you may need to stop the blender and scrape the sides periodically. Depending on the size of your bananas and your blender, you may need to add more almond milk to get it to blend properly.

  7. Add some granola or other toppings to the bottom of two bowls. Add the pitaya nice cream on top, then add toppings. Enjoy immediately.