Kiwi Smoothie Recipes

strawberry-kiwiKiwi-Strawberry Smoothie
2 kiwis
1 cup whole strawberries
2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
1/2 cup water

Calories: 148 | Fat: 1.2g (grams) | Protein: 4.8g | Carbs: 36.3g | Calcium: 16% | Vitamin A: 82% | Vitamin C: 415%

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Kiwi-Banana Smoothie
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1 banana
2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
¼ avocado
1/2 cup water

Calories: 303 | Fat: 8.2g (grams) | Protein: 6.3g | Carbs: 60.5g | Calcium: 15% | Vitamin A: 85% | Vitamin C: 302%

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apple_spinach_mango_kiwi_smoothieKiwi-Apple Smoothie
2 kiwis
1 apple
2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
1 whole carrot
1/2 cup water

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Kiwis are a rich source of vitamin C. They are also a good source of vitamins A (as beta-carotene), B6, E and K as well as folate, magnesium, phosphorus, copper and dietary fiber. The edible seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids.

Antioxidants are especially present in the skin, which you can leave on the fruit as long as it is organic. Kiwifruit contains actinidin, which is an enzyme that breaks down protein.

Studies suggest that consuming 2-3 kiwifruit each day for 4 weeks helps thin and reduce fat in the blood which lowers the risk of clots and blockages.

Resource: http://www.incrediblesmoothies.com/

 

Oatmeal Milkshake

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1 cup milk
1/2 cup quick oats
1 cup ice
Sweetener of choice
Cinnamon to taste

 

Directions

Place all ingredient in blender till smooth.

Oat Bran Smoothie

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1 cup ice cube
1 cup skim milk
1 banana, sliced (or 1 cup any fruit fresh or frozen)
1/3 cup oat bran, uncooked
2 teaspoons sugar
dash of cinnamon

 

Directions
Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend. Should be smooth and thick. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Tomato Pie

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4 tomatoes, peeled and sliced
10 fresh basil leaves, chopped (or flakes)
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1 (9-inch) prebaked deep dish pie shell
1 cup grated mozzarella
1 cup grated cheddar
1 cup mayonnaise
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Place the tomatoes in a colander in the sink in 1 layer. Sprinkle with salt and allow to drain for 10 minutes.

Layer the tomato slices, basil, and onion in pie shell. Season with salt and pepper. Combine the grated cheeses and mayonnaise together. Spread mixture on top of the tomatoes and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

To serve, cut into slices and serve warm.

Recipe by Paula Deen

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

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4 large strawberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 c. milk
1 ripe banana
5 ice cubes
1 1/2 tsp. sugar (opt.)

Directions

Combine strawberries, milk, banana and ice. Blend until perfectly smooth. Add sugar. Blend for 1 minute.

Makes approximately 32 oz.

Servings: 4

Yield: 32 oz

Nutrition (per 8 oz. serving): 53 calories, less than 1g total fat, 2.4mg cholesterol, 13.1mg sodium, 179mg potassium, 11.1g carbohydrates, 1.1g fiber, 7.6g sugar, 1.5g protein, less than 1g saturated fat, less than 1mg iron, 11.8mcg folate, 39.5mg phosphorus, 78.7IU Vitamin A, less than 1mcg Vitamin B12, 13.2mg Vitamin C, 13.1IU Vitamin D.

Pure Banana Smoothie

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1 banana
1 tablespoon honey, or sugar
1 cup milk
Ice (optional)

Directions

Add all ingredients to blender and blend till smooth

Strawberry Smoothie

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2 cups milk
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup frozen strawberries

Directions
In a blender, combine milk, honey, vanilla and frozen strawberries. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Breakfast Smoothie

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1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup frozen fruit (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.)
1/2 cup fresh spinach
1 cup fat-free milk
Honey or sugar to taste

Directions
Place milk in the blender, then place the remaining ingredients in the blender and mix until the ingredients are smooth. Enjoy.
Submitted by: Celina Hernandez