Delicious & healthy smoothies for kids: Easy to make

Convince the kids to drink milk or fruit is sometimes complicated, either because they do not like the taste or they are not attracted to visually but smoothies are a sweet and 100% healthy alternative for children to provide them nutrition. Fruit smoothies for kids can be served as dessert, breakfast or snack, because their flavors and colors can undoubtedly attract the curiosity of your child. There are endless numbers of smoothies for kids, from classic strawberry shake to more exotic melon smoothies, you only have to adapt different seasonal fruits. You can use milk, fruit, juice, yogurt or ice cream.

Delicious & healthy smoothies for kids

I selected some healthy and nutritious smoothies for kids; let’s know about their preparation:

Papaya and banana smoothie

papaya-and-banana-smoothieMilky is a great ally of digestion process, banana provide large amount of potassium maintains a high level of activity in the body, preventing fatigue.

Ingredients:

1 cup papaya diced

1 banana sliced

2 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla essence

½ cup water

3-4 Ice cubes

Preparation

In a blender place all ingredients and blend for few minutes. Serve with some ice cubes.

Apricot and mango smoothie

apricot-and-mango-smoothieIngredients:

2 ripe mangoes

300 g of ripe apricots

1 lemon

200 grams of plain yogurt

2 tablespoons sugar

Ice cubes

Preparation

Peel the mangoes and apricots. In a blender mix the mango pulp and apricots, along with the lemon juice, sugar, yogurt and ice cubes. Blend everything well.

Kiwi and apple smoothie

kiwi-and-apple-smoothieIngredients:

3 kiwis

One golden apple

Orange juice

2 strawberries for garnish

Ice cubes

Preparation

Peel apples and kiwis, put in the blender, add orange juice and ice cubes. Decorate with a slice of strawberry.

Melon Smoothie

melon-smoothieIngredients:

1 melon

2 tablespoons of plain yogurt

1/2 cup milk or soy milk

Ice cubes

Little honey and mint leaves

Preparation

Peel the melon and remove the seeds, keep in a blender. Add 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt and half a glass of milk, a teaspoon of honey and mint leaves, blend well. Serve by garnishing with mint leaves or melon slice.

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