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Smoothie Recipes The Kids Will Love

10 Must Have Smoothie Recipes for Kids

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These smoothie recipes are designed with kids' natural preferences in mind. They're sweet and creamy, like milkshakes, but they are also hearty and healthy enough to be served for breakfast. The key is to make your own smoothies from scratch. That way, you know exactly what goes in them - and as you'll see from these 5-minute recipes, they're a cinch to prepare.

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1. Berry Smoothie Recipe

Berry Smoothies
Stephanie Gallagher

Two kinds of berries are paired with lemonade concentrate and lemon yogurt in this cool and refreshing fruit smoothie.

 

2. Green Smoothie Recipe

Green Smoothie Recipe
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You know green smoothie recipes are super healthy, but you probably think you can't get the kids to eat one. Think again. This green smoothie recipe has a secret ingredient that makes it sweet and tasty to kids. Call it an emerald smoothie, and the kids will never know they're eating vegetables.

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3. Sunrise Smoothie Recipe

Sunrise Smoothies
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Bananas, frozen orange juice concentrate and vanilla yogurt make this a sweet, creamy and fruity smoothie the whole family will enjoy. When I serve these sunrise smoothies for breakfast, I know we're all getting a great start to the day.

 

4. Lemon Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

Blueberry Smoothies
Stephanie Gallagher

My kindergartener thinks this smoothie recipe tastes like cotton candy. I don't quite agree, but it is a sweet and refreshing way to enjoy high-antioxidant blueberries.

 

5. Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Smoothies Recipe
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Strawberry smoothies are a classic favorite. With fresh fruit and no-sugar-added juices, this strawberry smoothie is far healthier than many strawberry smoothies you'll find at smoothie bars and restaurants.

 

6. Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie
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You'd never believe the combination of mandarin oranges, pineapple chunks, and vanilla soy milk would yield a smoothie that tastes exactly like an orange creamsicle. But it does! And this smoothie is high in protein, too, so it will give kids a great start to the day.

 

7. Chocolate Banana Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Banana Smoothies
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This smoothie recipe tastes just like a chocolate banana milkshake. But with 8 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and a whopping 29% of the recommended daily allowance of calcium, this smoothie makes for one healthy snack!

 

8. Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

Watermelon Smoothie
Stephanie Gallagher

Watermelon smoothies can turn out too watery and juice-like if you aren't careful. I have a special trick to combat this problem to make this watermelon smoothie recipe icy and refreshing. It's a terrific summer treat!

9. Banana Smoothie Recipe

Banana Smoothies
Stephanie Gallagher

With bananas, frozen pineapple chunks, juice and low-fat banana yogurt, this smoothie recipe tastes just like a banana milkshake!

 

10. Pineapple Coconut Smoothie Recipe

Pineapple Coconut Smoothie
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If you love tropical fruit drinks, but want something more nutritious, this smoothie is for you. It has healthy coconut milk and shredded coconut, plus sweet pineapple for a dessert-like taste you will want to enjoy any time of day.

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