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Kiwi and Strawberry Smoothie

This combination of green kiwi and strawberry will make a delightfully delicious smoothie.

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By Holly Clegg

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When you are not feeling well enough to eat a full meal or need a quick dose of energy, smoothies are a great solution. Whether it is breakfast on the go or an afternoon snack, who doesn’t like a refreshing smoothie. This chilled fruity smoothie is refreshing and an easy to drink diabetic recipe. A rainbow of green kiwi and strawberry smoothies make a delightfully delicious smoothie. Each smoothie may be served individually. Choose Greek yogurt as it contains less sugar and more protein. Turn a smoothie into a heartier snack or light dessert and top with nuts, granola and diced fresh fruit. This great Green Smoothie recipe also packs nutrition and flavor!

Kiwi and Strawberry Smoothie from Holly Clegg’s Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook

Makes 4 servings (3/4 cup kiwi layer and 1/2 cup strawberry layer)

Kiwi Smoothie

3 kiwis

1 banana

1/3 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt

1 cup baby spinach

1 cup skim milk

1. In food processor or blender, blend all ingredients until smooth.

2. Pour 3/4 cup Kiwi Smoothie in glass. Top with 1/2 cup Strawberry Smoothie. Serve immediately.

Strawberry Smoothie

1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries (unsweetened)

1 banana

1 cup skim milk

1. In food processor or blender, blend all ingredients until smooth.

Nutritional information: Calories 164, Calories from Fat 3%, Fat 1 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 2 mg, Sodium 66 mg, Carbohydrates 35 g, Dietary Fiber 4 g, Total Sugars 23 g, Protein 7 g, Diabetic Exchanges 2 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk

Nutritional Information: Kiwi and strawberries are packed with vitamin C and are a great fiber source.

With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a healthy culinary expert through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series. Clegg, who attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London, has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Web MD, and The Huff Post. Clegg has consulted for Walmart, Teflon, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals nationwide. Visit Holly on YOUTUBE and her BLOG for more of her new easy healthy recipes.

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