Making Snacks Fun!

It’s a great week to get the kids in the kitchen.  Having kids make these nutritious snacks helps instill great habits for kids in the long run.   Adding fun items to festive treats always makes healthy treats more exciting. Try a any of these springalicious smoothies with some added decorations for fun!

For Decorations all you’ll need:

  • Plastic cups
  • Glue (we used hot glue because it’s faster and sticks very well)
  • A sharpie marker
  • Googly Eyes
  • Pom poms
  • And pipe cleaners

Pink Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 cup milk (almond milk or soy milk works as well)
  • 2 cup frozen strawberries

Green Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Orange Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 frozen banana

Yellow Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups frozen mango chunks

Purple smoothie

  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups frozen blackberries

easter smoothies

Recipe sourced from: http://www.superhealthykids.com/springalicious-easter-smoothies/

Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador.

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