Nutritional Drinks for Kids

August 29, 2013

Kids love frozen drinks and smoothies. Parents, don’t tell the kids our secret though. Frozen drinks are a great way to get your child to eat fruits and vegetables. Here are a few great tasting, good for you, nutritional smoothies that your kids will love. These fun drinks will have your kids begging for more.

The Butterfinger

This great smoothie tastes like a candy bar, but is packed with nutritional milk and peanut butter.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate powder
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup of ice

Mix all of the ingredients in a blender until smooth, pour into a cup and drop in a straw for fun and watch your kids eyes light up as their taste buds drown in flavor. This fun drink tastes like a candy bar, but it has good wholesome ingredients in it. You can use chocolate milk or soy milk if desired. Almond milk is also delicious in this smoothie, as it adds a little extra sweetness. To make this smoothie more fun for your little one, let them help out where they can. As you keep an eye on them for safety, it’s undeniable that kids love pushing the buttons on blenders. If you approve, why not let them join in on the fun?

Fruity Tootie

Ingredients

  • your favorite fruit
  • vegetables are optional, extra nutrition
  • water
  • ice

This smoothie is a great way to get the kids to eat their fruits and vegetables. You can use any kind of fruits or vegetables in this smoothie. One favorite is to put a kale leaf, 1 cup of berries, 1 cup of peaches and just a little bit of water and ice. Blend together until smooth. The smoothie will be green from the kale leaf but all the kids will be able to taste is the fruit. This fun kids smoothie can be made using whatever vegetable that you can get your child to eat. Just don’t let them see you make it and they will never know that it is actually good for them.

This is just a few ideas to get you started making smoothies for your kids. Just use your imagination,. You’ll be surprised at the things you can mix together that your kids will find delicious.

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