Smoothies: quick, nutritious and kid-friendly!

healthy-smoothies-for-kidsStart your Day with A Refreshing Smoothie

Smoothies are fast, fresh, low in fat and loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. Having frozen berries on hand for smoothies can make mornings a breeze while including two of the four food groups right off the bat!

Amp this is up with a bowl of high fibre whole grain cereal or whole grain toast and peanut butter to balance breakfast off right!

Check out these delicious and nutritious smoothie recipes – and the directions for each are the same: combine, mix in a blender, pour into glasses and serve!

Berry Delicious Smoothie

Makes 4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 1 cup strawberry yogurt
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 cup milk

Banana Berry Yogurt Shake

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup 100% orange juice
  • 6 large frozen strawberries

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

Makes 2-3 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups 100% orange juice
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries

 All recipes sourced from www.allrecipes.com.

 
Kristin Harris is a registered dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador.

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