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Recipe: Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie April 10, 2012

Filed under: Food & Wine — The Fusion Chronicles @ 10:07 am
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Kiwi fruit is such a fun and refreshing treat, and with it being the season for them, I have been buying them quite often. If you can get past the fuzzy brown exterior, you are in for a treat – and a very healthy one at that. One Kiwi contains more potassium than a banana and more Vitamin C than an orange. They are also rich with Vitamins A & E, and beta-carotene. When ripe, they have a very delicate flavor which taste wonderful in smoothies. Many people are unsure about the tiny black seeds in the center, but they are actually edible! I would compare them to the texture of strawberry seeds, with slightly more crunch.

This morning I concocted a breakfast smoothie with kiwi fruit and it was DELICIOUS. Here’s the recipe:


  • 1/2 c strawberries chopped
  • 1 kiwi fruit, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 c yogurt (I used the French Vanilla Stonyfield Farm Organic Yogurt, fat-free. You can also you frozen yogurt)
  • 1/2 c pineapple juice
  • 1/2 c orange juice
Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth! Enjoy with a smile :)

2 Responses to “Recipe: Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie”

  1. I have to start using yogurt. I use kiwi all the time and it’s great. The only difference is I use fresh pineapple and apple juice along with orange juice. Also it helps if the bananas are fully brown because they’re more sweeter. Thanks for the recipe and I’m enjoying a smoothie now with a smile : )

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