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14Mar

3 Smoothies Your Kids Will Love

In-Shape | 14 Mar, 2022 | Healthy Recipes | Return|

The weather’s starting to warm up, so we have cool, refreshing, nutrient-packed smoothies on the brain. Unfortunately, a lot of green smoothies are super intimidating to kids. (Fruits and vegetables? No thanks.) Luckily, there are plenty of yummy, healthy smoothies that are easy on the eyes and the taste buds. Here are three to get you started!

 

Sweet Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

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What you need:

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 tbsp. flaxseed meal
  • 1 tbsp. honey (optional to sweeten)

What you do:

  1. Add yogurt first, then the fruit. Blend to combine.
  2. Add flaxseed meal and honey and pulse.

 

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

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What you need:

  • 4 fresh oranges, peeled
  • 2 cups ice
  • ⅓ cup milk (skim, soy, coconut or almond)
  • 1-2 tbsp. honey or agave
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

What you do:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

 

 

Simple Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

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What you need:

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 serving vanilla or chocolate protein powder
  • 1 large handful of spinach (optional – or add when the kids aren’t looking! 😉)
  • ¼ of an avocado
  • ¼ cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 tbsp. ground flax seed
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

What you do:

  1. Combine all ingredients and blend!

 

 

Keep the blender plugged in—we have more smoothie recipes waiting for the adults.

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