This yummy smoothie is a great way to get a lot of fruits and vegetables in at one time! Smoothies are great for kids and adults, so you can make a big one and share with the whole family.
This recipe is part of the Simple Cooking with Heart for Kids Demo Kit. We created this demonstration guide with kid-friendly recipes to spark young people’s interest in food, cooking and health.
Kid-Friendly Big Green Monster Smoothie
Calories53 Per Serving
Protein2g Per Serving
Fiber2g Per Serving
|Total Fat||0.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.0 g|
|Trans Fat||0.5 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0.0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||11 g|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g|
1 green apple (leave skin on), cored, cut into large chunks
1-2 handfuls of spinach, washed
1/4 large cucumber (peeled, cut into large chunks)
1 kiwi, peeled and cut into chunks
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 cup low-fat milk (or milk substitute or water)
2 tsp. honey
1 cup ice cubes
Add all ingredients into a blender. Pulse until thoroughly blended. When blended to desired consistency, pour into cups and serve.
Cooking Tip: If listed vegetables and fruits aren’t available, substitute other green produce items such as parsley, pears, peas, kale, leaf lettuce, greens or green beans. Note: The flavor profile and nutrition information will change.
Cooking Tip: Try adding cinnamon, vanilla or ginger to change the flavor of the smoothie.
Tip: If ice cubes aren’t available, use chilled ingredients for best results.