Energy Boost Smoothie Recipe – Durian, Banana & Apple
These fruits are also rich in dietary fiber and has a content that helps to protect our colon to prevent cancer.
A good source of antioxidant “Vitamin C” that protects our cells against the effects of free radicals that can damage our cells that leads into many diseases.
They contain three natural sugars sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber and some amount of simple fats that replenish energy.
- 1 cup durian
- 1 whole banana, peeled
- 1 whole apple red or green, peeled or not peeled
- a squeeze of lemon juice or kalamansi
- a thickener, such as ice or yogurt 1 1/2 cup
- a liquid to help blending, such as milk, water or juice 2-4 ounces
- a teaspoon of cinnamon or honey (optional)
Place all the ingredients into blender and blend high until creamy and thoroughly mix.
How is the taste of durian fruit
The five cells are silky-white within, and are filled with a mass of firm, cream-colored pulp, containing about three seeds each. This pulp is the edible part, and its consistence and flavor are indescribable.
A rich custard highly flavored with almonds gives the best general idea of it, but there are occasional wafts of flavor that call to mind cream-cheese, onion-sauce, sherry-wine, and other incongruous dishes.
Then there is a rich glutinous smoothness in the pulp which nothing else possesses, but which adds to its delicacy.
It is neither acid nor sweet nor juicy; yet it wants neither of these qualities, for it is in itself perfect. It produces no nausea or other bad effect, and the more you eat of it the less you feel inclined to stop.
In fact, to eat durians is a new sensation worth a voyage to the East to experience. … as producing a food of the most exquisite flavor it is unsurpassed.
Durian ” King of Fruits “ ( Durio zibethinus Murr. ) is a distinctive Asian seasonal fruit. It’s tree reaches a height up to 30 meters with a red-brown bark that peels of regularly. It has oval shaped leaves that arrange alternately and a flowers with whitish and greenish white color.
The durian fruit is green to brownish in color and shaped like an egg with sharp thorns, capable of drawing blood. It’s flesh emits a distinctive odor, strong and can penetrate even if the husk in intact.
You can stand the taste of the durian fruit, but the smell. It smells like hell but taste like heaven.