Great Smoothie Recipes to Get Your Child Eating Their Greens

At the British Early Years Centre, Bangkok we have been designing and making vegetable smoothies and juices with the children for a few years now as part of their healthy eating topic. Here is a great post from Random Recycling with some lovely recipes for smoothies that have a good balance of healthy greens vs sweeter fruits. We like that no additional sugar is added since there is already more than plenty in the fruit.

Mango Monkey

1/2 cup coconut milk

2 cups spinach

1 banana

1 cup frozen mango

Alligator Surprise

1/2 cup water

1/2 a medium avocado scooped out (we make this to use up leftover avocado)

2 cups spinach

2 cups frozen pineapple

Green Queen

1/2 cup of water

2 tablespoons of flaxseeds (or chia seeds)

2 clementines, peeled

1 banana

2 cups spinach

1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks

The Blue One

(which really comes out more purple than blue)

1/2 cup water

1 cup yogurt (we use our homemade yogurt)

1 cup spinach

2 cups frozen berries