3 Fun Ways to Add More Kiwi To Your Diet

This post is sponsored by Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

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One of our favorite summer adventures is to try new things.

And that could mean a lot of things – new roller coasters, new cities, summer reading challenges, new games, new skills, and of course, new foods. I remember my first time eating kiwi! I was just a little kid and my sister was already a fan. It was the green kind and it was in a fruit salad that my grandmother had made. She had made a rainbow of colors in there and kiwi was new to me. I loved the flavor – then new to me – and I loved that my kids tried it for the first time this summer vacation! They were instant fans, so we got creative with this new favorite.

Zespri SunGold Kiwi Fruit

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Zespri SunGold Kiwi Fruit

3 Fun Ways to Add More Kiwi To Your Diet:

Make a smoothie!

This is truly one of our favorite ways to eat kiwi. Take 2 Zespri SunGold Kiwifruits, 1 cup frozen strawberries, 1 container of yogurt (plain, vanilla, or strawberry), 1/2 cup milk, and 2 Tbsp honey. Peel and cut the kiwi into chunks, and put all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. If needed, use the Pulse setting for the strawberries. And serve with straws!

strawberry kiwi banana smoothie

Add kiwifruit to your fruit crisp!

We love a good fruit crisp! We picked a bunch of strawberries for Father’s Day and made a great crisp! Here’s what you do:

What You Need:

5 cups strawberries, diced
1 Tbsp lemon juice
3 Tbsp granulated sugar
3 Tbsp flour
1 cup flour
¾ cup brown sugar
10 Tbsp unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes
¾ cup rolled oats
Kiwifruit for topping

What You Do:

1 – First, preheat oven to 350 degrees

2 – Then, grease a 12-inch skillet or 9 inch baking dish

3 – Mix together strawberries, lemon juice, sugar, and the 3 Tbsp flour in a bowl

4 – Then combine 1 cup flour, brown sugar, and butter in a food processor and process until the mixture is crumbly

5 – Next, stir in the oats

6 – Spoon your strawberry mixture into your skillet or baking dish and crumble the crisp (flour, sugar, butter) mixture on top

7 – Bake for 40-45 minutes, until the top is golden brown and the berry mixture bubbles

8 – Serve with sliced kiwifruit on top and ice cream or whipped topping

strawberry crisp

Eat your Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit straight from the fruit itself!

Yes, this can be done! And it’s super kid-friendly and delicious too. Simply cut the fruit in half and serve with a spoon they can scoop. It’s easy for kids, and a fun snack for them too.

eating kiwi with a spoon

eating kiwi with a spoon

About Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit:

Did you know that yellow kiwi is a new thing to most of us? It’s a 100% natural variation of the Green Kiwifruit, and it contains lots of nutrients with every serving. Where can you find it? You can find Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit in the exotic fruit section of your store. It’s so much fun to discover a unique golden fruit that is naturally yellow, sweet, and packed with nutrients. If you’ve tried green kiwifruit, then you’ll love this! It’s all about trying something new and exciting.

It’s sweeter than green kiwifruit and is naturally yellow. It’s tropically sweet and many say the flavor is a cross between a strawberry and a mango. It’s packed with nutrients, and one serving of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit has 3x the vitamin C of an orange, serving to serving. And a serving of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit has 100% more vitamin C than a large orange. It also has as much potassium as a medium banana, serving to serving, and is a good source of folate. Lastly, it’s so easy to eat! you can cut, scoop, and enjoy!

about Zespri

about Zespri

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3 fun ways to add more kiwi to your diet, with recipes and eating right from the kiwi! #ad #WanderWithZespri #ZespriSunGoldKiwifruit #Zespri #sweepstakes

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2 Comments

  1. I have always loved kiwis from the time I was a young girl. Actually my dad was the one who got me to try them. So, I have to admit I pretty much love when they are in season and can buy them. Oh and I have totally added them to smoothies here. So, definitely agree with that tip and more here 🙂

  2. How did Scarlet grow up so fast? We sure love kiwi fruit. I wasn’t so sure the first time I ate it as a little girl, but now I love them and have passed that love onto my kiddos 🙂

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