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Food and Recipe Yummy Smoothies for Kids

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by Yours, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. 6 Yummy Smoothies for Kids That Grownups Will Love Too
    Can't get 'em to eat their fruits and veggies? These kid-friendly smoothie recipes will have your children begging to swap sugary sodas for nutrient-rich goodness.

    Oatmeal Raisin

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    Ingredients
    2 cups milk
    1 cup old-fashioned oats
    1/2 cup raisins
    2 frozen underripe bananas
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    Directions
    1. Pour the milk into a blender. Add oats and the raisins; let soak for 10 minutes.
    2. Turn on the blender and process oats and raisins until they've broken down and become mostly smooth.
    3. Slice bananas and add to the blender along with the cinnamon. Blend until smooth.

    Makes 4 (6-ounce) servings

    Note: This smoothie is thicker than most, because of the oats and raisins. Add a little more milk if you want a thinner smoothie.
    Peachy Green
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    Ingredients
    2 cups coconut milk beverage
    2 cups frozen sliced peaches
    2 frozen underripe bananas
    1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
    2 cups loosely packed spinach leaves

    Directions
    1. Pour coconut milk into a blender. Add peaches.
    2. Slice bananas and add to the blender. Add ginger and then spinach. Blend until smooth.

    Makes 4 (9-ounce) servings
    Pineapple, Red Cabbage, & Banana
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    Ingredients
    2 cups pineapple juice
    2 cups shredded red cabbage
    2 frozen ripe bananas

    Directions
    1. Pour pineapple juice into a blender. Add cabbage.
    2. Slice bananas, add to blender, and blend until smooth.

    Makes 4 (8-ounce) servings
    Red Velvet Cake
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    Ingredients
    1 1/2 cups milk
    Half a medium raw beet
    2 tablespoons cream cheese
    3 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 1/2 tablespoons agave syrup or honey
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 cups ice cubes

    Directions
    1. Pour milk into a blender. Peel the beet, cut into thin slices, and add to blender.
    2. Add cream cheese, cocoa powder, sweetener, and vanilla. Top with ice and blend until smooth.

    Makes 4 (8-ounce) servings
    Carrot Banana Berry
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    1 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
    1 cup carrot juice
    2 frozen ripe bananas
    2 cups frozen blueberries

    Directions
    1. Pour almond milk and carrot juice into a blender.
    2. Slice bananas and add to blender along with blueberries. Blend until smooth.

    Makes 4 (9-ounce) servings
    Sleepytime Honey Almond
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    Ingredients
    2 cups almond milk
    1/4 cup almond butter
    1/4 cup honey

    1 cup ice cubes

    Directions
    1. Pour almond milk into blender.
    2. Add almond butter and honey. Top with ice and blend until smooth.

    Makes 4 (8-ounce) servings
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    Thanks for sharing boss.. (y)
     
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