Kiwi, Pear & Mint Frappe

This was great for breakfast but would also be gorgeous on a hot summer’s day or served at a party (maybe with a splash of vodka).

Like most people I fall into the trap of eating the same things every day. These days though I make a concerted effort to use ingredients I either don’t like and/or never use. Kiwi fruit falls into both those categories so I grabbed half a dozen the other day at the grocer. Now after experimenting by adding them to some other much loved flavours, I have created a drink that I really enjoyed, will make for others and drink again.

The best bit about this though is it’s fat free and full of Vitamin C.



4 kiwi fruit, peeled

1 large pear

I lime

10 cubes of ice

½ cup of fresh mint leaves, washed

# optional 1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup



Juice the kiwi, lime and pear in a juicer.

Place the juice, mint, ice cubes and maple syrup (if you are using maple syrup) in a blender and blend until all are combined and the ice has broken up.



Serves: Serves 1- 2

Time: Takes about 10 minutes to make.

Freezing: Not suitable.

Note:  To add another dimension to this, make some ice cubes with coconut water and use those instead of plain ice cubes.

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