8 Healthy, Delicious Kid-Friendly Smoothies and Smoothie Bowls

Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com, The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook
Shake up your snack routine and whip up one of these easy, family-friendly smoothie and smoothie bowl recipes.
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Blueberry-Avocado Smoothie

Process 1 ripe banana and a pinch of salt in a blender on highs peed until smooth. Then add 1½ cups unsweetened almond milk (or another milk of your choice), 1½ cups frozen blueberries ,½ avocado (pitted and cut into 1-in. pieces), and 2 Tbs. lemon juice. Continue to process until smooth.

Source: The Complete Baby and Toddler Cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen

Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook
Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook

Tropical Twist Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie bowl starts with milk, which provides a unique package of nine essential nutrients including protein, bone-building calcium, and vitamin D, and it gets thickened with frozen fruit, yogurt, and shredded coconut. The decoration on top is like a ray of sunshine.

Source: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN

Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.comCopyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook
Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.comCopyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook

Peanut Power Smoothie Bowl

When you blend together frozen bananas, milk, cocoa powder, chia seeds, and peanut butter, what you get is a rich, nutritious, and satisfying smoothie bowl with an impressive 10 grams of protein and 7 grams of fiber. Since kids love peanut butter, this tasty bowl is sure to be a big hit.

Source: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN

Kale-Pineapple Smoothie

Blend 1 ripe banana,1 Tbs. honey, and a pinch of salt on high speed until smooth. Next, add 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks,1 cup chopped kale leaves (frozen is fine), 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt, and ½ cup water to prepared base. Process until smooth, about 1 minute, scraping down sides of blender jar as needed.

Source: The Complete Baby and Toddler Cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen

Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook
Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook

Wild Blueberry Blast Smoothie Bowl

Wild blueberries are nutritional superstars. They are packed with fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, and their complex, sweet-tart flavor makes them a perfect match for smoothie bowls.

Source: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN

Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook
Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook

Raspberry & Mango Smoothie Bowl

For this naturally-sweet, vibrantly colored smoothie bowl, toss chunks of fresh mango into a blender along with frozen raspberries, creamy Greek yogurt, and 100% fruit juice. This delicious bowl is brimming with vitamin C, fiber, and a bright fresh flavor.

Source: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN

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America's Test Kitchen, LLC

Peach-Spinach Smoothie

Combine 1 ripe banana,1 Tbs. honey, and a pinch of salt on high speed until smooth. Add 2 cups frozen peaches, 1 cup baby spinach, 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt (substitute whole-milk Greek yogurt for a thicker texture), and ¼ cup whole milk and blend until smooth.

Source: The Complete Baby and Toddler Cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen

Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook
Copyright: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN MealMakeoverMoms.com Copyright: The Smoothie Bowl Coloring Cookbook

Pretty Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl

Pumpkin is bursting with immune-boosting vitamin A, and when it's added to this orange-hued smoothie bowl, it brings delicious flavor to every spoonful.

Source: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN

 

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