Kiwi Kale Smoothie Supports Weight Loss

Caribbean Recipe! A QUICK Gluten-Free, Vegan Kiwi Kale Smoothie Supports Weight Loss is perfect to make to get ready for my summer body.

 

I for one know that as soon as March rolls around, I start getting motivated before the wardrobe changes. As we start peeling our clothes off, I noticed that my pants are a little tighter but most of all my body feels like it needs more activity. The longer hours days make it possible to be more active outside.

We both are members at our local gym which makes it easy to go together after work. My favorite is walking to the river and back. It’s about 3 miles and makes it more entertaining for me. This is one activity we love to go on Sunday morning  and make a stop for our favorite Salted Caramel Mocha.

As we get back I make this super healthy smoothie that has one of my favorite fruits, KIWI! Kiwi fruit is a rich source of vitamin C (112% of the Daily Value per 100 grams). Kiwi is considered a ‘low’ category for glycemic index, meaning it does not raise your blood sugar quickly. This is perfect for us to lose weight.

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Kiwi Kale Smoothie Supports Weight Loss

Kiwi Kale Smoothie Supports Weight Loss is perfect to get ready for the summer body. You all know what I mean after a long winter and bundled clothes to keep warm, its hard to stay motivated and workout all the time.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword detox, healthy smoothie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 167 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/3 cup ice cubes
  • 1 kiwi peeled
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 cups fresh kale leaves stems removed

Instructions

  1. In a Vitamix blender, combine all of the ingredients and blend for several minutes to fully combine. Add more coconut water if necessary to reach desired consistency. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Kiwi Kale Smoothie Supports Weight Loss
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 153mg7%
Potassium 982mg28%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 6770IU135%
Vitamin C 130.6mg158%
Calcium 145mg15%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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