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Kiwi-Pineapple Smoothies

Makes: 2 servings
Serving size: 1 cup
Start to Finish 10 mins
Kiwi-Pineapple Smoothies
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  fresh baby spinach
  • 1  cup  peeled, sliced kiwifruit
  • 1  banana, sliced
  • 1/2  cup  plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4  cup  chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2  cup  orange juice
  • 2  tablespoons  flaxseed meal or chia seeds*
  •  Chopped fresh pineapple and/or peeled kiwifruit slices (optional)
Directions

1. In a blender combine spinach, the 1 cup kiwifruit, the banana, yogurt, the 1/4 cup pineapple, the orange juice, and flaxseed meal. Cover and blend until nearly smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of container as necessary. Evenly divide between two glasses. If desired, top with additional pineapple and/or kiwifruit slices.

From the Test Kitchen*Tip:
  • Chia seeds are extremely rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Look for them in the natural foods aisle of your grocery store.
Nutrition Facts (Kiwi-Pineapple Smoothies)
  • Servings Per Recipe 2,
  • cal. (kcal) 219,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 4,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 41,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 8,
  • sugar (g) 24,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 3790,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 169,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 92,
  • Potassium (mg) 771,
  • calcium (mg) 222,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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