These super healthy smoothie recipes for kids will sneak in all the nutrients!

How many times have you wanted to kick yourself for giving birth to the most difficult, stubborn kids in the world? Mealtimes only intensify these feelings and I wonder if my cooking is the reason they won’t even notice the side of greens on their plates! Much later in life, they told me it wasn’t me, rather the very idea of putting something as bland as Brocolli or Cabbage in their mouths seemed absolutely appalling and pointless (yeah, they said pointless!) to them and also how it would be convenient if they couldn’t see what they were consuming.

Billion Dollar Idea, you guys! That’s when it hit me, instead of feeling defeated everyday post meals, why not trick them into consuming all the essential nutrients in the form of smoothies?

That’s when I went on a roll with these lip-smackingly delicious smoothie recipes that are also super healthy! These healthy smoothie recipes immediately became a super hit in my house. One glass of smoothie for breakfast or dinner will suffice, however, if they demand more of it, you can always modify the portion sizes.

The Sunshine Smoothie

Strawberry smoothie served with chopped peach and berries!
What better way to start a day than with a glass of healthy yumminess?

Ingredients

  • Strawberries
  • Peaches
  • Plain yoghurt
  • Coconut water

Recipe

  • Throw in all the ingredients together in a blender or grinder.
  • Blend them till they attain a smooth consistency.
  • Pour the smoothie into a glass and top it off with chopped strawberries.

The Dazzling Smoothie

Mango smoothie served in a mason jar!
A jar of sunshine for breakfast?

Ingredients:

  • Raspberries
  • Mangoes
  • Pineapple
  • Coconut milk

Recipe

  • Combine all the ingredients and blend them till they become smooth.
  • Garnish with cut raspberries.

The Green Smoothie

Glass of grape and spinach smoothie served with a straw!
Will you smoothie me?

Ingredients

  • Spinach leaves
  • Ripe banana
  • Peeled and chopped apples
  • Seedless grapes
  • Vanilla yoghurt

Recipe

  • Peel and slice the banana.
  • Then, combine all ingredients and blend for about 2 minutes.
  • Serve fresh.

The Loaded Smoothie

Peanut butter and banana smoothie with almonds placed on the side!
The wholesome goodness of a peanut butter smoothie is to die for!

Ingredients

  • Spinach leaves
  • Peanut butter
  • Kale leaves
  • Banana
  • Milk

Recipe

  • Thoroughly wash the kale and spinach leaves. Chop them.
  • Throw in the leaves, milk, peanut butter together in a blender and blend for about 2 minutes, until it attains a smooth mixture.
  • Now add the peeled and chopped banana and blend for another 30 seconds.
  • The fragrance of this smoothie is so enticing, you’ll suddenly have a swarm of kids hovering over your head demanding for it to be served!

The Health Booster

Papaya and pineapple smoothie!
A glass of smoothie a day..keeps a hangry baby at bay!

Ingredients

  • Papaya
  • Pineapple chunks
  • Yoghurt
  • Flax seeds or chia seeds
  • Ice cubes
  • Coconut extract (optional)

Recipe

  • Clean the papaya, then peel it.
  • Throw in all the ingredients together in a blender and blend till it turns smooth.
  • If the smoothie seems slightly thick, add water, then blend again for 10 seconds.
  • Top it off with papaya pieces and serve fresh.

The Smoothie with a Twist

Blender filled with grapes, berries, bananas, and kale leaves!
I like Big smoothie glasses and I cannot lie, you other brothers can’t deny!

Ingredients

  • Seedless grapes
  • Bananas
  • Handful of Parsley
  • Spinach leaves
  • Milk or water
  • Mint leaves (optional)

Recipe

  • If your grapes have seeds, remove them properly.
  • Wash the spinach leaves properly and cut them.
  • Throw in all ingredients together in a blender and blend till the desired consistency is achieved.
  • I usually use a few mint leaves for garnishing to give this smoothie a hint twist!

The next time your child throws a nasty, nose-scrunching look at you at dinner, put together one of these healthy smoothie recipes and surprise him!

Are smoothies your thing too? Do you have more suggestions for amazing smoothie recipes? Do share them with me in the comments section.

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