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Mango Kiwi SmoothieMango Kiwi Smoothie

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

April 21, 2013

 

Warmer weather has arrived making it the perfect time for smoothies! This smoothie is delicious, nutritious and a great way to start the day.

 

Yield

Makes 4 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen mango
  • 3/4 cup vanilla fat-free yogurt, divided
  • 1/4 cup honey, divided
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 3 ripe kiwifruit, peeled and quartered
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup packed baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons water

 

Preparation

  1. Place mango, 1/2 cup yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, 2 tablespoons water and lime rind in a blender; process until smooth, stirring occasionally. Divide mango mixture into each of 4 serving glasses; place glasses in freezer.
  2. Rinse blender container. Place 1/4 cup yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, kiwifruit and next 3 ingredients in blender; process until smooth, stirring occasionally. Gently spoon kiwi mixture onto mango mixture in reserved glasses, working carefully around inside of each glass to create a clean horizontal line. Or stir to combine flavors, if desired. Garnish with kiwifruit slices. Serve immediately.

 

Nutrition Information

(Amount per serving)
Calories: 234
Calories from fat: 2%
Fat: 0.4 g
Saturated fat: 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat: 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2 g
Protein: 3.2 g
Carbohydrate: 59.3 g
Fiber: 2.8 g
Cholesterol: 1 mg
Iron: 0.5 mg
Sodium: 58 mg
Calcium: 107 mg

 

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