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Coconut Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

This strawberry kiwi smoothie is a game-changer for incorporating more fruit and veggies into your diet. Not only does it taste amazing, but it’s also incredibly easy to prepare. The two-toned blend boasts an explosion of fruity flavors in every sip. The recipe combines strawberries and kiwi with banana, coconut milk, and vanilla, resulting in a treat that’s equal parts healthy shake and decadent dessert. Whether you’re looking to boost your daily fruit intake or indulge in a sweet escape, this layered smoothie recipe delivers. Its visually appealing presentation only adds to its appeal, making it one of the most enjoyable smoothies I’ve had the pleasure of sipping.

How to Layer a Smoothie

To create a two-colour smoothie, you simply need to prepare two separate mixtures. Begin by pouring the thicker mixture into your glass, allowing the slightly thinner layer to float on top. Enjoy the top layer first by drinking from the top or use a straw and sip the bottom layer first if you prefer. Make sure to blend all the ingredients for the banana kiwi mixture first, including bananas, kiwis, coconut milk, vanilla, and chia seeds (optional). Ensure your blender is capable of handling hard ingredients like nuts, ice, or frozen fruit before proceeding. Once the banana kiwi mixture is smooth, divide it between two serving glasses. Then, prepare the coconut strawberry layer by combining strawberries with coconut milk in a blender. You can skip cleaning out the blender and simply pour the new mixture into your glasses alongside the banana kiwi layer. Top off your creation with additional chia seeds for decoration if desired.

Smoothie Layering Variations

Layering a smoothie involves not only blending the right combination of ingredients, but also creating a visually appealing presentation. One way to achieve this is by incorporating different colors into your layers. A simple yet effective approach is to divide your mixture in half and layer one color on top of the other, repeating this process to create a multi-colored effect. For instance, you could combine kiwi and strawberry for a delightful and fruity combination.

But why stop at two layers? You can get creative by adding even more colors and ingredients to create a unique and Instagram-worthy smoothie. Try experimenting with different fruits like blueberries to give your pink layer a purple hue or add some green spinach for an added nutritional boost.

What are Chia Seeds?

While chia seeds are an optional ingredient in this recipe, they’re a nutrient-dense superfood that can provide numerous health benefits when added to your diet. Rich in fiber, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids, chia seeds have been shown to support brain health and promote feelings of fullness for longer due to their slow digestion rate.As a member of the mint family, chia seeds are surprisingly versatile and can be incorporated into a variety of dishes, from savory breads and salads to sweet desserts and smoothies. In this recipe, they pair particularly well with the sweetness of strawberries and kiwi, making for a refreshing and nutritious drink. If you’re looking to make your kiwi preparation process easier, I highly recommend checking out this handy tool that efficiently removes the fruit’s skin and cuts it into manageable pieces.

Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie Variations

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Tinkerers of recipes rejoice! This layered smoothie recipe offers endless possibilities for experimentation. Feel free to mix and match a medley of fruits – think pineapple, cherries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, melon, peach, and pear – combining fresh and frozen varieties as you see fit. Simply peel any necessary components and discard any inedible parts like stems or seeds. The possibilities are endless!

Coconut Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie Recipe

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Coconut Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

To incorporate more fruit and veggies into your diet, try whipping up this strawberry kiwi smoothie. I’ll share the secrets to effortlessly crafting layered or two-color concoctions with coconut. Believe it or not, layering a smoothie is a breeze! You can easily make one in just 10 minutes flat. Here’s the scoop: prep time takes around 10 minutes, cooking time is a mere zero minutes (since it’s a no-cook recipe), and you’ll be serving up two delicious servings.


To create a velvety consistency, thoroughly combine the mixture until every ingredient is fully incorporated and free from any texture or lumps. Once you’ve achieved a silky-smooth blend, it’s ready to be enjoyed. For an added burst of nutty flavor and extra nutrition, sprinkle some additional chia seeds on top before serving.