Kid-Friendly Big Green Monster Smoothie
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.
- 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
Cooking Tip: Try adding cinnamon, vanilla or ginger to change the flavor of the smoothie.
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.
Tip: If ice cubes aren’t available, use chilled ingredients for best results.
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Recipe copyright © 2016 American Heart Association. This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart ® Program. For more simple, quick and affordable recipes, visit heart.org/simplecooking.
|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|
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