Mar 30, 201204:03 PMReal Moms of NJ
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Yummy and Good-for-You Smoothies—6 Ingredients or Less
With the weather getting warmer, it's the perfect season for making smoothies. Kids love them, and when you follow the smoothie recipes below, they can be pretty healthy, too. And while smoothie recipes can be complicated, I've kept all of the suggestions to six ingredients or less.
Start the day by serving your kids smoothies for breakfast, or serve as an easy afternoon snack. They're also a hit as a snack for class parties—be prepared to make serveral batches!
Blend Up these Favorites
Orange Soy Milk Frappes: A healthy version of the beloved Creamsicle, and a big hit with kids.
Pina Colada Smoothie: Paula Deen's combination of pineapple, banana, and unsweetened coconut milk makes for a tropical delight.
Berry Blast with Spinach: This mom's recipe hides the spinach, and she says her kids don't even notice the secret ingredient. She also shares recipes for a Tropical Green Machine (gluten-free) and an Orange Dream, which is made with carrots and OJ.
Pink Banana Smoothie: This smoothie from Family Fun is made with tofu, but has enough sweetness and fruit to make it popular with even tofu-adverse tots.
Smoothies for a Party:
Rainbow Smoothies: Make this assortment of six smoothies in all the colors of the rainbow. Let kids choose what color they'd like to drink.
Do you have a favorite smoothie recipe? Please share below. And you can find more recipes on our Smoothies and Shakes Pinterest Board.