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Kiwi Lover Smoothie

Kiwi Lover Smoothie Recipe

Kate Glover, 01/24/2016

Spinach, kale, collard greens, watercress...whatever your preference, leafy greens are some of the healthiest, most nutritious foods out there. We’d all benefit from adding more to our diet! That being said, we know it can be difficult to fit greens into your daily diet. That’s why every Monday we’ll share one of our favorite green smoothie recipes with you. Whether you’re a healthy eating pro and leafy greens are your favorite part of your diet, or you’re new to healthy eating and aren’t sure where to start, green smoothies are an easy way to increase your daily fruit and vegetable intake. Start your week off right by trying one of our recipes or creating your own!

This week we made a kiwi lover smoothie. Kiwis are a low sugar fruit that pack a powerful nutritional punch. Abundant in Vitamins C, K, and E, as well as fiber, potassium, manganese, and folate, kiwis are a wonderful addition to a healthy diet. Packed with antioxidants and fiber, kiwis help protect against DNA damage and aid in blood sugar control and cardiovascular health. Plus, they taste great!

Paired with the strawberries and banana, this kiwi smoothie’s tropical taste might trick you into thinking you’re on a beach somewhere, instead of in a snowpocalypse. Here’s the recipe:

Kiwi Lover Smoothie

Serving Size: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes


4 kiwis
2 cups frozen strawberries
1 banana
2 cups baby kale
1 tbsp ground flax seed
3/4 cup water


Toss all of the ingredients into a high powered blender and enjoy!



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