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Smoothies for Kids 101

by Bridget Bennett MS RD on September 12, 2016

Get your kids to eat the rainbow! The easy, tried and true smoothie formula works like magic. In a blender, add a ripe banana as a sweetener plus the liquid of your choice, then choose berries and peeled fruits in your kids’ favorite colors. Kids adore watching the blending process, so add the fruits one at a time so they can see the colors change as the blenders whizzes them around.

Sweetener:

Ripe banana – this way you won’t be using added sugars

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Liquid:

Soy milk, Rice Milk, Almond milk, Coconut milk, Coconut water

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Fruit:

Pick a favorite color. Buzz in the blender.

Red Purple:

Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, red grapes

Yellow Orange:

Mango, peach, apricots, pineapple

Green:

Avocado, kiwi, spinach, green grapes

Bridget Bennett is an Oncology Nutritionist (and Mom) at Mt. Sinai Health Systems NYC.

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