From desserts and smoothies to salsas and ceviche, there are plenty of sweet and savoury ways to serve up tangy kiwifruit. And you’ll be doing your body a favour when you eat them, too, with these health benefits:
One kiwifruit provides almost one and a half times your daily vitamin C needs, helping you absorb iron and supporting your immunity.
Lutein and zeaxanthin are disease-fighting antioxidants that are vital for good eye health — and the humble kiwifruit is chock-full of them!
Good for your gut
The fuzzy brown skin is edible, and we encourage this as there’s 1.3g more fibre in an unpeeled kiwifruit than a peeled one.
One kiwifruit gives a fifth of your daily vitamin E requirements, encouraging a healthy ticker.
Kiwifruit has an enzyme that breaks down protein, so turn it into a salsa to tenderise steak.
3 ways with kiwifruit
- Mix kiwifruit, cucumber, capsicum, red onion and olive oil to make a salsa to serve with meat or fish dishes.
- Top mini pavlova nests with plain yoghurt and kiwifruit for a lighter, mid-week dessert.
- Blitz kiwifruit with spinach, mint, ginger and coconut water for a revitalising 3pm pick-me-up.
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