|breakfast--my Maui style!|
After I wrote up my mini post I did a search on-line seeking out a good article on coffee fruit. Here is an interesting one: Discover Coffee Fruit, Nature's Wasted Superfood. I particularly like the notation that there may be some youthful benefits to the coffee pickers!!
|strawberry guava on tree|
(tasty and very fragrant)
|freshly harvested wild coffee|
|red coffee cherry fruits (above)|
coffee seeds squeezed out (below)
1/2 cup wild red cherry coffee fruits (seeds removed)
6 wild ripe strawberry guava (preferably tree ripe)
About 1 cup ripe papaya (preferably tree ripe)
1/8 pineapple (see post on How to Prepare a Pineapple)
2 apple bananas (or about 1 williams banana--found in most stores in the Mainland US)
1/2 Tbsp brown sugar (optional)
1 1/2 cup milk (may use soy milk)
About 4 ice cubes (more if interested)
1 packet Classic French Vanilla Flavor Carnation instant breakfast essentials*
Put everything in a blender and puree until smooth.
*Instead of the instant breakfast essentials you may use half to one cup of yogurt.
|sunset view from Pukalani Terrace (Maui, 2015)|