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Try a fruit salad with five fingers or starfruit

Star fruit, five fingers or carambola is in season now. It makes a very nice chow or tastes great on its own when ripened. Here is a fruit salad recipe using this local favourite that will help you stay away from those breakfast sausages during Lent.

Estimated preparation time: 10 minutes

Serving: 8

Making Five Fingers Breakfast Fruit Salad

 Ingredients

2 large five fingers fruit or star fruit

1 pineapple

1 small paw paw/papaya

3 bananas

1 table spoon sugar

1 lime

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Directions

Slice five fingers fruit on short side to make several small stars.

Dice pineapple, paw paw and bananas, then mix together in a large bowl.

Squeeze lime in a separate bowl, mix in sugar and stir until it is dissolved.

Pour the lime and sugar mixture over the fruits and toss gently.

Serve Five Fingers Fruit Salad for breakfast or have it as a snack.

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It has always been known that fruits and vegetables are part of a healthy diet. It seems that not all fruits however are created equal. It turns out that the humble five fingers or star fruit is rich in antioxidants, potassium, and vitamin C; and low in sugar, sodium, and acid. It is also a potent source of both primary and secondary polyphenolic antioxidants. In countries of South Asia, it is believed that eating five fingers will greatly improve your sex drive. So do your body and your libido a favour and try our five fingers breakfast fruit salad. Enjoy your breakfast and happy eating.


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