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Kiwi Pina Colada

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Kiwi Pina Colada

A nice tropical drink for an afternoon pick-me-up! The fiber in fruits – like kiwi and pineapple regulates the release of sugar in the blood stream. “Coconut milk” is a nice addition to your food and drinks, it will keep you feel full longer. This healthy fat also boost metabolism and promotes thyroid function.

Preparation Time:

  • 5 Minutes

Total Time:

  • 5 Minutes

Yield:

  • 4 Servings
  • 2 medium kiwi, sliced
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple, cubed
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup shaved or crushed ice
  • sugar substitute, to taste (optional)
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.
  2. Pour in glasses, top off with a straw and garnish with kiwi or pineapple slices.
  3. Serve and enjoy.
  • Food Exchange: 1 Fruit, 1 Fat
  • Glycemic Index: Moderate
  • Nutrition Profile:
    • Low Calorie, Low Fat
    • Low Cholesterol, Heart Friendly
    • Healthy Weight, Gluten Free
 Energy  81.2 Calories
 Total Fat

Saturated Fat
Polyunsaturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
 1.8 g
0.0 g
0.3 g
0.6 g
 Cholesterol  0.0 mg
 Sodium  10.0 mg
 Potassium  338.1 mg
 Total carbohydrate

Dietary Fiber
Sugars
 16.9 g
2.2 g
8.0 g
 Protein  1.8 g

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