5 healthy kiwifruit desserts for a romantic spring dinner

5 healthy kiwifruit desserts for a romantic spring dinner

  • Zespri SunGold kiwifruit
  • Zespri Green kiwifruit
  • Digestive Health

Ah, springtime - the skies are blue and love is in the air! Whether you're blissfully coupled up or are happily enjoying the single life, there’s something about spring that puts the world into ‘soft-focus’. Valentine's Day may be a distant memory, but every day is the perfect day for love. Below, we've got 5 delicious kiwifruit desserts that are guaranteed to add some passion to your life - even if the only thing you fall in love with is the taste!

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Falling in love is wonderful, but it also requires a lot of energy. So if you want to boost the power of love this spring, make sure your romantic desserts are full of vital nutrients. Zespri Green kiwifruit contains more vitamin C than the average orange, with 85.1 mg per 100 g. Combined with creamy yoghurt and crunchy biscuit, you’ll have the perfect energy boost to end your meal.

Fresh-fruit salad with Zespri Green kiwifruit and custard


“Love those who appreciate you, and appreciate those who love you” – Connor Chalfant. Eating healthily, spending time outdoors, taking time to appreciate yourself - these things are all easier in the Spring. Enjoying a bowl of fresh fruit a day is one of the simplest healthy life habits you can adopt. For variety, combine kiwifruit with other seasonal fruit on and, why not? top it off with some delicious custard for a match made in heaven.

Zespri kiwifruit crepe with banana, chocolate and walnuts


They say you lose sense of time when you fall in love, which means that dessert can come at any time of the day. This versatile crepe recipe is a delicious brunch dish that can be eaten whenever the mood takes your fancy. Topped with a seductive mix of chocolate and walnuts, it’s almost worth getting out of bed for…

Zespri kiwifruit pavlova


Pavlova is one of those classic dishes that never goes out of fashion. It’s especially delicious to prepare in the springtime, when the bright colours seem to pop off the plate. Thanks to the high fibre content of Zespri Green kiwifruit, this dessert is also kind to your digestive system – which is perfect when your stomach is full of first-date flutters!

Lime and kiwifruit custard and cookie crumble


“Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself.” A romantic dinner for one (with or without the social media post!), can be a moment to enjoy the splendour of our own company. And with this simple and quick recipe, you can whip up an Instagram-worthy dessert in no time at all. Which of course frees you up enjoy other healthy life habits, like a peaceful walk alone in the spring sunshine…