What can you do with kiwi?
You probably think you should just peel it and eat it, right?
Well, that would certainly be one way to go about it.
And there’s nothing wrong with that.
You can do SO much more than just eat a kiwi.
Kiwi can be a part of a variety of salads as just one example.
Ok, maybe that’s less thrilling to you, but it can help you make some tasty desserts too.
And it’s just so pretty!
So, come along and see the 20 kiwi recipes you can make today!
My Favorite Wholesome and Sweet Kiwi Recipes
Incidentally, kiwis happen to be very nutritious.
They’ve got more vitamin C than an orange.
They have more potassium than a banana.
And 2 kiwi fruits give you more fiber than a boring bowl of bran.
So see? You can make desserts with kiwi and feel less guilty.
And yeah, we’ve got some other super tasty kiwi dishes too so check them out!
1. Strawberry Kiwi Spinach Salad
Looking for a salad that you won’t mind eating?
This strawberry kiwi spinach salad takes all those fresh tastes and throws them all together in a beautiful bowl.
The sweet and savory flavors are such a gorgeous match, and it’s so pretty, you’ll impress anyone when you serve it.
Slice up your kiwi and toss with sliced strawberries, baby spinach, and red onions.
Some candied nuts and a dressing made with honey and poppy seeds are the perfect way to complete this vibrant kiwi salad!
2. Superfruit Salad
Not everyone feels the same about a bright and sweet salad that combines fruits and veggies.
So, we’re giving you a superfruit salad you’ll love.
It takes all kinds of sweet flavors together.
You’ve got citrus fruits, mango, and of course, kiwi.
Ok, so there is just a wee bit of veggie in here with carrot juice but it’s mixed with lime juice.
And it’s juice, so that’s kind of fruity…right?
Just a hint of crushed red pepper flakes plus some turmeric and ginger really give it a well-rounded taste.
Take your fruit salad up a notch by combining lime and carrot juice, mixed citrus, mango, and kiwi.
3. Fish Tacos with Kiwi Salsa
Next up, how about some kiwi for dinner?
Oh sure, you wouldn’t just eat fruit as your meal.
At least we hope not.
With this recipe, you’ll be feeling full and satisfied with these cheerful flavors and textures.
You’ll make crispy fish tacos with a kiwi salsa on the side.
Red cabbage gives it more crunch and nutrition too.
These are so delish, hopefully you’ll be making them tonight.
4. Coconut & Kiwi Fruit Chia Pudding
We love chia pudding.
Want to know why?
Because chia seeds take on a magical texture just like pudding when they soak up liquid.
Which you can make them do while you sleep.
So you’ll wake up to this gorgeous breakfast that tastes great and is good for you too.
Take some coconut milk and pour it in with your chia seeds.
Vanilla extra adds some sweetness too.
Then some shredded coconut is the perfect finish to this sweet breakfast!
5. Vegan Kiwi Banana Ice Cream
Here’s a dairy-free way to enjoy kiwi in the form of ice cream!
The secret it using frozen bananas.
When you blend them in a regular blender, they come out with a dreamy ice cream texture.
Add kiwi to it and you’ll be getting the best of these healthy fruits in a naughtier tasting profile.
Completely vegan and completely healthy, you can serve this kiwi dessert every night!
6. Strawberry Kiwi Trifle Cake
Do you need a decadent and impressive dessert for your next gathering?
Then you MUST make this strawberry kiwi trifle cake.
It is so pretty!
But it’s not just good looks either.
This cake is fluffy and moist inside, and features indulgent vanilla pastry cream, white chocolate, and cream cheese frosting.
These things pair so well with the strawberries and kiwi.
It’s the kind of cake that brings summer for any season!
You’ll find the entire recipe for this delightful kiwi dessert at Tatyana’s Everyday Food.
7. Kiwi Lime Pie
Now, here is a sweet, tart, and summery pie you can make for pretty much everyone. That’s because it is vegan and gluten-free.
So if you have guests joining you with dietary restrictions, this is the kiwi recipe for you!
And while it looks decadent and tastes that way too, there are only 7 ingredients required.
The crunchy raw pecans add a wonderful textural element.
Kimberly from Healthy Life Redesign has the recipe for you!
8. Blueberry Kiwi Crisp
With sweet and tart flavors paired up with a satisfying crunch, you’ve got the makings of a perfect crisp.
This would also work well with blackberry flavors for the same reasons.
Think of the apple original and you’re on the right track.
Top it with a scoop of vanilla and the warm flavors create a spectacular dessert that everyone will love.
And it’s a bit different, yet familiar.
Try the recipe from It Bakes Me Happy!
9. Kiwi Cheesecake
Who doesn’t love cheesecake?
That sweet, creamy, and rich texture is just a wonderful match made in heaven with kiwi.
With a nice crunchy crust, this dessert bursts with everything amazing in every slice.
Everyone does cheesecake with strawberries and blueberries.
Dare to be different!
10. Double Layer Pavlova
Pavlova is a trickier one to master, we admit.
But if you make it for your next dinner party, it will be an absolute hit.
Yes, we meant to rhyme.
Seriously though, the tropical tastes you’ll get and the swoons of delight everyone makes when they eat it will make every effort you put in worth it!
Bunny Eats Design has the full recipe for you!
11. Kiwi and Mint Salad
Here’s another kiwi fruit salad, but this one has a really nice elegant format that makes it wonderful for entertaining.
Serve it between courses and let the cheery kiwi and orange slices brighten the meal.
The mint pulls it all together and topped with a dressing made from honey, lemon, and grated ginger, it’s exquisite!
12. Coconut Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie
How about a kiwi smoothie to brighten up your morning?
Make it with coconut milk and vanilla.
Banana goes in for a creamy texture.
Then add the strawberries and kiwi.
Super simple, super fresh, and super delicious, you’ll have everything you need for a nutritious start to your day!
13. Tropical Kiwi Crumble
For something unique, tropical, and healthier than other dessert options, you’re going to love the tropical kiwi crumble.
Gold kiwi are paired with toasted coconut plus an unlikely ingredient – cardamom – to give it a burst of tropical tastes.
You simply have to try it!
The Unlikely Baker has this wonderful recipe for you.
14. Kiwi Muffins
Everyone always makes a fuss over blueberry muffins.
Or banana nut muffins.
Or lemon poppyseed.
But when you make kiwi muffins, we’re sure they’re going to make a fuss over them.
Why aren’t more bakeries making these?!?
Well, we can start rectifying that by making more kiwi muffins together.
Join the revolution!
15. Strawberry Kiwi Tartlets
Strawberry and kiwi are often paired together.
They’re a total dynamic duo.
They’re great in smoothies, salads, and so much more.
Put them in a shortbread crust with a kiwi curd and top it with strawberries and you’ve got a gorgeous gourmet dessert that is perfect for parties!
16. California Avocado Kiwi Relish
Sometimes, we need something on the side.
Something that’s great for dipping tortilla chips.
But that can also be topped onto sandwiches.
Or just eaten with a spoon because it’s just so dang good.
This avocado kiwi relish is what happens when you pair tangy and sweet kiwi with creamy avocado, jalapeno, and a quick-pickle red onion.
The California Avocado people have this fantastic recipe that you’re going to want to serve with pretty much every meal you make.
17. Air Fryer Kiwi Chips
We’re going to have to call this one “snacktacular.”
If you’re craving something like fries but know you shouldn’t really be eating fries, then this one is for you.
Pull out your air fryer and add slices of kiwi for these amazing chips.
No need to peel them eating.
Just slice and air fry to crispy perfection!
18. Fruit Pizza
It all starts with a base of sugar cookie dough.
A sweet cream cheese layer is added.
And then, you add slices of kiwi, banana, strawberry, and mandarin oranges.
Grape halves are a nice touch too.
This is one way to get the kids to eat their fruit.
And it makes a fantastic recipe for any party or gathering, one where you can be sure everyone will eat something that’s somewhat good for them!
19. Strawberry Kiwi Jam
Jam on biscuits, jam on toast!
If jam is the thing you love the most, then you’ve got to make strawberry kiwi jam.
Why buy that gross processed stuff from the store?
Combine your kiwi, strawberries, lemon juice, crystalized ginger, pectin and sugar and you’ll have a toast-topper that is unstoppable.
Side bonus: this is a brilliant idea for holiday gift-giving.
It’s homemade and deliciously unique, something everyone will be delighted to receive!
20. Frozen Pineapple Kiwi Pops
It’s never too early to get ready for summer.
In fact, even if the heat is running and there’s snow on the ground, you can bring a slice of tropical paradise to your kitchen.
Try making frozen pineapple kiwi pops.
Everyone will love them!
Pineapple, kiwi, water, and sugar are all you need.
And some popsicle sticks of course.
Oh, and patience, for you’ll need to let these sweet treats turn frozen first.
Once they do though, be sure you grab one before the kids eat them all!
See how fun it can be to cook with kiwi? It’s way more fun as an ingredient than simply eating it on its own.
Like any fruit really. But kiwi seems more exotic, and with those sweet, yet tart, flavors, they really can do so much for savory and sweet creations in your kitchen!
- Strawberry Kiwi Spinach Salad
- Superfruit Salad
- Fish Tacos with Kiwi Salsa
- Coconut & Kiwi Fruit Chia Pudding
- Vegan Kiwi Banana Ice Cream
- Strawberry Kiwi Trifle Cake
- Kiwi Lime Pie
- Blueberry Kiwi Crisp
- Kiwi Cheesecake
- Double Layer Pavlova
- Kiwi and Mint Salad
- Coconut Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie
- Tropical Kiwi Crumble
- Kiwi Muffins
- Strawberry Kiwi Tartlets
- California Avocado Kiwi Relish
- Air Fryer Kiwi Chips
- Fruit Pizza
- Strawberry Kiwi Jam
- Frozen Pineapple Kiwi Pops
- Choose your desired kiwi recipe.
- Gather and organize needed ingredients.
- Create a tasty recipe to complete your meal!