Kiwi-Pineapple Smoothies

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Whether you blend it up for breakfast or as a snack, this healthy smoothie with spinach will become your new favorite green drink. Yogurt and banana give this pineapple smoothie its rich, satisfying texture.

Kiwi-Pineapple Smoothies
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
2

Ingredients

  • 2 cup fresh baby spinach

  • 1 cup peeled, sliced kiwifruit

  • 1 banana, sliced

  • ½ cup plain low-fat yogurt

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh pineapple

  • ¼ - ½ cup orange juice

  • 2 tablespoon 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.

*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 (per serving)

219 Calories
5g Fat
41g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 222.1mg 17%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Potassium 771mg 16%
Folate, total 169.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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