Kiwi smoothies are creamy, rich and healthy choice when it comes to summer choices. They are both vegan and paleo smoothie.They are low in natural sugar and have a delicious flavor.They can be prepared by throwing the Kiwi fruit into the blender, either peeled or unpeeled as a lot of nutrients are in and under the skin.
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What is a Smoothie?
A smoothie is a thick and creamy beverage made from pureed raw fruit, vegetables, and sometimes dairy products (e.g. milk, yogurt, ice-cream or cottage cheese), typically using a blender. It is a healthy and refreshing drink.
Is kiwi good for health?
Kiwis are small fruits that pack a lot of flavor and plenty of health benefits. Their green flesh is sweet and tangy. It’s also full of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, and potassium. They also have a lot of antioxidants and are a good source of fiber.
What does kiwi pair well with?
Kiwi pairs well with apple, banana, berries, cherry, citrus, coconut, mango, and tropical fruit.
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Do you peel kiwi’s for smoothies?
Kiwi’s work well in smoothies because they are low in natural sugar and have delicious flavor. You can throw them into your blender peeled or unpeeled since a lot of nutrients are in and under the skin.
Is kiwi a superfood?
Loaded with Vitamin C, kiwi has potent antioxidant properties, which help boost immune system function and enhance cell protection and repair.
Beyond its strength as an antioxidant, kiwi is also a fruit high in serotonin. Serotonin in the body contributes to several aspects of sleep, both in initiating the onset of sleep as well as maintaining it through the night.
Should kiwi’s be refrigerated?
To ripen the kiwi fruit, hold it at room temperature in a loosely closed paper bag, for two to three days. Avoid unusual heat and direct sunlight at this time.Once kiwi fruit is ripe and yields to touch, it should be refrigerated until ready for use.
- Amount Per ServingCalories550
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 9g 14%
- Saturated Fat 5g 25%
- Cholesterol 29mg 10%
- Sodium 78mg 4%
- Potassium 1267mg 37%
- Total Carbohydrate 121g 41%
- Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
- Sugars 98g
- Protein 7g 15%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
List of my smoothie recipes
The Bottom Line
Now that you have learned the benefits of using the Kiwi fruit in your smoothies, I hope you try out my kiwi smoothie recipe.
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