Recipe: Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit Immune Boosting Smoothie Recipe

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit

Ideal for the winter months when colds and flus are most prevalent, new Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit is now in season and ready to eat! Refreshingly delicious and juicy this kiwifruit is jam-packed with essential elements for vitality and wellbeing, being one of the most nutrient-rich fruits available.*

In fact, eating just one Zespri SunGold provides your daily requirement of vitamin C as this kiwifruit has three times the vitamin C oranges**! Thanks to this rich vitamin C content, studies have even shown that eating kiwifruit can improve your state of wellbeing, give you extra energy and strengthen your immune system.

Nutritional goodness in a delicious way without the guilt, the mouth-watering SunGold Kiwifruit is low in calories with approximately 57 Kcal per 100g and has a low GI. Simply cut, scoop and enjoy Zespri SunGold for a nutritious breakfast, a treat at any time of day, or even include it in some recipes.

With all the goodness of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit, this Immune Boosting Smoothie is a great way to start your day or to enjoy as a pick-me-up! A real nutritional powerhouse with delicious flavour.

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit Immune Boosting Smoothie Recipe



1 heaped cup of  SunGold Kiwifruit, peeled and quartered

½ cup fresh pineapple chunks, peeled, core removed

½ teaspoon freshly grated turmeric or ¼ teaspoon dried turmeric

Small handful mint leaves, washed and dried

1 teaspoon maple syrup

1 teaspoon coconut oil

1 litre coconut water

Ice – optional


1. Place all ingredients in a blender and process on full speed until completely smooth and creamy.


*Total Vitamin C (mg/100g) ** Nutrient Adequacy Score Data source: USDA Nutrient Database 2012 (Release 25) New Zealand FOODfiles 2012 Version 01

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