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.

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

McDonalds-Stawberry-Banana-Smoothie1Ingredients

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

Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

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Original recipe makes 2 servings

2 bananas, frozen and chunked
1/2 cup frozen strawberries
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 cup plain yogurt

Directions
In a blender combine bananas, strawberries, chocolate syrup and yogurt. Blend until smooth.

Blueberry Blast Smoothie

blueberry-blast-smoothieIngredients

1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup non fat plain yogurt
1 cup frozen blueberries (unsweetened)
1 teaspoon honey

Directions

Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth

Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

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· 1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
· 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
· 1 banana, cut into thirds
· 1/2 cup milk  (optional skimmed, 1%, 2%, or whole)
· 2 teaspoons honey
· 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Directions

In a blender, combine oats, yogurt, banana, fat-free milk, honey, and cinnamon; puree until smooth. Serve immediately.