Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather

Recipe posted in: Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks
strawberry kiwi

If you have a sweet tooth, this may very well become your go-to snack. A few cups of sweet and delicious fruit, some spinach (yes, spinach!), a squeeze of lemon juice and a tablespoon of honey are the only ingredients needed for this simple and satisfying snack. With bursts of flavor from all the naturally sweet, juicy fruits, this Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather is packed with vitamins and deliciousness.

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This recipe is created using a food dehydrator. Not familiar with a dehydrator? By removing all the moisture, a food dehydrator allows you to dry out and preserve specific food items, including fruit. For this Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather recipe, all ingredients are combined in a blender until smooth and placed in the dehydrator to begin “drying” out the ingredients. Be sure to line the dehydrator tray with parchment paper so that your Strawberry Fruit Leather is easy to roll when finished. The end result is delicious fruit roll-ups that can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container until ready to be enjoyed.

This sweet snack clocks in at just 65 calories per serving. Counting as one SmartCarb and one Extra per serving, this recipes makes a total of three servings—so it’s perfect to make in advance to satisfy your sweet tooth throughout the week. While this tasty treat is certainly Nutrisystem-approved, it’s important to remember to log your Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather in your NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track. Not familiar with our free tracking app? Check out NuMi 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Our Free Tracking App to learn more. You can easily log your Fruit Leather right here on the NuMi App >

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Servings: 3

Calories per Serving: 65

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped kiwi, peeled
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 cup tightly packed baby spinach
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Puree all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. If desired, line the food dehydrator tray with parchment paper. Use a spatula to spread the mixture into an even layer, approximately 1/8-1/4 inch thick.
  3. Set the dehydrator to 140 degrees F and dehydrate for 8-12 hours depending on thickness. Fruit leather is done when it is no longer sticky to the touch.
  4. Cut into strips and roll up in parchment paper. Store in the fridge in an airtight container.