Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Parfait & A Giveaway


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Some days I'm in the mood for a smoothie. Other days I prefer yogurt with fresh fruit
and granola. Well today I came up with the bright idea to combine the two and created
my first smoothie parfait.  Isn't it pretty!



A few months ago I discovered Pitaya (also known as Dragon Fruit) smoothie packs
while shopping at Whole Foods.  The pretty pink color lured me in and I've been
enjoying them ever since.  Pitaya has a mild sweet watermelon taste, which I love.
Combined with yogurt, fresh fruit and granola, my dragon fruit smoothie parfait is
perfect for breakfast, a snack or even dessert!

The secret to a good smoothie is a good blender.
The Hamilton Beach Professional 1500 Watt Peak Power Quiet Blender is THE best
blender I have ever used!  With a blade speed of over 105 mph, it blends through ice,
frozen fruit and other ingredients in seconds.  No more chunks of frozen banana left
in my smoothies!  It has four program settings, smoothie, ice crush, puree and
clean. The variable speed dial provides blending control for restaurant quality results
in seconds.





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I'm usually the first one up in the morning in our house and I love how the removable
quiet shield dampens the noise during the blending process.  Now I don't have to worry
about waking anyone on mornings that I make my protein smoothie.  The 32 oz. jar is
BPA free, shatterproof and dishwasher safe. The one touch auto clean program makes
cleaning so easy.

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Hamilton Beach and I would love to GIVEAWAY a Professional 1500 Watt Peak Power
Quiet Blender to one of you!

To participate you must be 18 years old or older and reside in the 50 United States or DC.
Hamilton Beach is unable to ship to P.O. Boxes.  Contest closes 1/31/16 at 11:59 pm EST.
Winner will be notified by email (valid email) and will have 24 hours to respond or
another winner will be chosen.

To enter to win leave a comment at the end of this post telling me what you would
make in the Hamilton Beach Professional 1500 Watt Peak Power Quiet Blender.

For an additional entry follow Me and My Pink Mixer and Hamilton Beach on Instagram.
Leave a separate comment with your Instagram name letting me know that you did.
GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED.

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Dragon Fruit Smoothie Parfait

1 - 4.35 ounce Pitaya Plus Dragon Fruit smoothie pack
1/2 frozen banana
1 T ground flax seed
1 C unsweetened almond milk
1/2 C Stonyfield vanilla yogurt
2 T granola for topping, if desired

Place smoothie pack, banana, flax seed and almond milk in a blender and blend until
smooth.
Spoon vanilla yogurt into the bottom of a glass.  Pour smoothie over yogurt and top
with granola.
Serves one.

Enjoy!

This post is sponsored by Hamilton Beach.  As always, all opinions are 100% my own.


59 comments:

  1. I would love to make a dragon fruit smoothie!! I have raw organic dragonfruit in my freezer ready to go right now!! Yummy recipe!! Thanks for hosting this awesome giveaway!
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  2. i would make homemade peanut butter. Thanks for the chance :)
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

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  3. I would make fruit smoothies. A blender that wouldn't leave me with chunks of ice or frozen fruit in the finished product would be amazing!

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  4. Followed both on instagram: ebooklover33

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  5. I would love to win this for my wife! She has been drinking green smoothies for lunch the past couple of months and has been preparing them in an old blender that just doesn't quite cut it! Thanks for the opportunity!
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  6. I follow you and Hamilton Beach on Instagram with the handle @firerunner2379.
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  7. I would love to win this to make smoothies for the summer. I live in the south, and they are so good and refreshing to drink, when it's so hot. (jozywails@gmail.com)

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  8. I follow Me and My Pink Mixer on Instagram / https://www.instagram.com/stewartaudrey/

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  9. I follow Hamilton Beach on Instagram / https://www.instagram.com/stewartaudrey/

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  10. I'd use this blender for pureeing soup, making smoothies, and making frozen drinks.

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  11. I follow @hamiltonbeach on Instagram.

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  12. I follow @meandmypinkmixer on Instagram.

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  13. I would make sweet potato soup in the Hamilton Beach blender and lots of smoothies!

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  14. I would make fruit smoothies. I love strawberry banana.
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  15. I follow on instagram @vivaciousgold

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  16. I would make your Dragon Fruit Smoothie Parfait for me and yummy chocolate milkshakes for my sweet husband. ❤

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  17. I would make homemade orange julius. We make them all the time and they are a hit with our kids.

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  18. I follow you both on Instagram as 1froglegs

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  19. Of course smoothies as we love them but I would also love to try some new things that my current blender can't handle :)

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  20. I follow you both on instagram! My instagram name is cory0003

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  21. Of course I would attempt to make your Dragon Fruit Smoothie Parfait as it looks wonderful!

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  22. Oh wow, I have been looking for a blender. I would definitely make smoothies. Protein and yummy smoothies. The dragon fruit looks wonderful. Thanks

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  23. I follow you on instagram! barbara.dougherty126

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  24. Ooh that is gorgeous!! I've been looking at this blender and would love to have one to make more smoothies with my toddler! He loves helping me make them in the morning - but ours has about hit its limit ��

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  25. I would make margaritas!!! And lots of them!

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  26. Follow you on insta @madisonamcmillen

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  27. I would love to make yummy smoothies with a pinch of veggies for a healthy morning start! Might be a tricky way to get some healthy stuff in my son too!
    Thanks for sharing your recipe. I can't wait to try it :-)

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  28. I follow you on instagram. @mandaoverturf mandaoverturf at yahoo dot com

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  29. I would make fruit & green smoothies. A blender that wouldn't leave me with chunks of ice or frozen fruit in the finished product would be awesome!

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  30. Follow both on insta @c9waldo1

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  31. I would make adult beverages in the blender when the weather gets warmer.

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  32. I follow you both on Instagram as sandyheadtke

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  33. We're all about those smoothies! Though Jalen does like him some cookies & cream milk shakes!

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  34. I already follow you! & will Hamilton Beach now! 😀

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  35. I would like to make green smoothies.

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  36. I would make some blended cauliflower soup with broccoli and bacon.

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  37. I follow on instagram @thehippiehut32

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  38. I would make some Strawberry and raspberry smoothies!

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  39. I follow both of you on IG @Kitty.Kad

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  40. I would try to make that delicious smoothie!

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  42. I would make a caramel apple smoothie
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  43. I follow you both on Instagram as @Cezovski9
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  44. I would makes lots of peanut butter smoothies and banana strawberry smoothies!

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  45. Love it for vegetarian daughter and all her smoothies.

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  46. I would use it to make pineapple smoothies for my Dad (frozen pineapple and Ensure. He thinks they are milkshakes!
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  47. Follow both on instagram : tinawoo21
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  48. I would do my first smoothie kid friendly, I know my daughter would be all over helping (and drinking) the first one. Probably a banana strawberry !

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  49. I would love this because this would be great for my fruit smoothies every morning!

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  50. Wow this smoothie looks so good and is so bright. Love it. I would make a pesto sauce. Thanks for a chance.

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  51. I would make this recipe! Wow; look at the colors!! Seriously, great recipe and photos!!!

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