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Smoothie with celery, asparagus, kale and Zespri Green kiwifruit

If you’re keen to up your fresh produce intake, the great thing about smoothies is that they’re, quick, easy & good for any time of day!  Goes without saying that adiet rich in fibre helps promote good digestive health.  With this vegetable-packed smoothie, you get intense, original flavour with plenty of fibre and nutrients.  Your digestion will love you all day.

Recipe rich in fibre with high vitamin C content. Good source of potassium and natural source of folate.

Serves 4
Cooks in 5 min.
Difficulty
Recipe appropriate for
Vegetarians
Vegans
Celiacs
Lactose intolerance
Nutrition per serving
Calories77.634%
Fat0.72g1%
Saturates0.08g0%
Protein2.4g5%
Carbs13.57g4%
Sugar8.14g9%
Fibre3.72g12%
Folate99.86μg25%
Potassium99.86mg4%
Vitamin C88.2mg118%
Of an adult’s reference intake
Ingredients Method

Ingredients

  • 3 Zespri Green kiwifruit
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 150 g asparagus
  • 2 sprigs of kale
  • a few leaves of fresh mint (optional)
  • 3 glasses mineral water
  • 10 ice cubes
  • Salt

Method

  1. Peel and dice the Zespri kiwifruit. Cut off the tough end of the asparagus and wash the rest. Wash the kale leaves and remove the tough stems. Wash the celery and remove any tough strings.
  2. Put the kiwifruit into the blender with the asparagus, kale, celery, pinch of salt, water and ice cubes. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into glasses and decorate with celery sticks and mint leaves. Serve immediately.

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