Refreshing Kiwi Quencher copycat smoothie made without refined sugars. A tasty dupe to the Tropical Smoothie Cafe favorite made with just 5 ingredients. Sweet strawberries, tart kiwis, and protein-rich Greek yogurt make this smoothie a true crowd-pleaser.
What is in a Tropical Smoothie Cafe Kiwi Quencher?
- Non-Fat Yogurt
- Turbinado Sugar or Splenda
How Many Calories Are In A Kiwi Quencher Smoothie Recipe?
Now, we don’t encourage obsessive calorie counting around here, however, if you’re concerned about calorie intake or you are watching how many grams of sugar you’re consuming, a 24-ounce Kiwi Quencher Smoothie from Tropical Smoothie Cafe has 450 calories and 94 grams of sugar according to their nutrition guide. Not a particularly healthy smoothie, but it can easily be enjoyed as an occasional treat.
Ingredients For a Kiwi Quencher Smoothie Copycat?
- Frozen Fruits: Frozen kiwis and strawberries. Frozen is my preference, but feel free to use fresh fruit if you prefer.
- Non-Dairy Yogurt: I used a non-dairy greek yogurt for a protein boost. I like to use the Kite Hill brand yogurt.
- Non-Dairy Milk: feel free to use a milk of your choice. I used unsweetened almond milk.
- Water: helps give the smoothie the right consistency without diluting the flavors. Feel free to adjust the amount of water for your desired thickness.
- Sweetener: I used maple syrup for this recipe. You can also use date syrup or coconut sugar to keep this smoothie refined-sugar free.
How to Make a Kiwi Quencher Smoothie:
- Add the non-dairy milk, water, yogurt, maple syrup, frozen strawberries, and kiwi to a blender. For easy blending, be sure to add your liquids first.
- Blend. Start by blending on medium until the frozen fruit starts to break down, then increase the speed to high and continue to blend until smooth. Once smooth, decrease the blender speed back to low, before finishing.
- Enjoy. Drink your smoothie right away.
Add a Nutritional Boost:
- Chia Seeds: Add a tablespoon for a great source of calcium, iron, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and protein.
- Hemp Seeds: a tablespoon of hempseeds is also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and fiber.
- Greens: for added nutrition, toss in a handful of spinach or kale. This won’t change the overall flavor of your smoothie, but will simply change the color. Feel free to use cooked or raw greens.
- Cauliflower: adding about a cup of frozen cauliflower is a good way to get more veggies in for the day and it will make the smoothie thick and creamy without changing the flavor.
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