Jackfruit Smoothie

Tony and I bought a ten pound jackfruit from the farmers’ market and have tried out different recipes using the meat of the nutrient-dense fruit to make plant-based versions of pulled pork sandwiches and jerk chicken tacos. Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, and research suggests that it has plenty of health benefits including strengthening the immune system and protecting against cancer, boosting energy, and lowering blood pressure. Check out the health benefits from Naturally Daily below!

We had plenty of jackfruit left so we froze the rest of the bulbs for smoothies. Jackfruit has an interesting taste, almost like a chewy cross between banana and mango with a vegetable finish that I can’t put my finger on. Since we also had frozen mango in the freezer, I made a smoothie that would bring the similar flavors together. I almost added pineapple but didn’t want my smoothie to be overly sweet. If you like sweet, go ahead and throw in some pineapple!

Recipe

1 cup frozen jackfruit bulbs

1 cup frozen diced mango

1 medium banana (regular or frozen

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

3/4 cup almond milk

garnish with mint and a lemon slice/wedge for a citrus twist

Done!

It’s a simple recipe and easy to make. It will give you a tropical vibe and a healthy glow!


Written by LaMya at WildMoonRising.com
Disclaimer: I am not, let me repeat, not a doctor, therapist, scientist, certified nutritionist or herbologist, holistic practitioner, or any other term used to describe a physician. I am simply a board certified cardiovascular sonographer, and health & wellness enthusiast who is sharing my journey and information I’ve learned. The information provided in this post is designed to provide helpful information on the subjects discussed. This post is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For diagnosis or treatment of any medical problem, consult your physician. The author and publisher (yours truly) of this post is not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and is not liable for any damages or negative consequences for any treatment, action, application, or preparation to any person reading or following the information on this blog. Any references provided are for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement of any websites or other sources. Reader should be aware that the websites listed in this post and on this site may change.

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