While doing nutrition plans for our kids and teens, we often find that children today don’t get the amount of vegetables that is recommended by MyPlate. We are big fans of healthy smoothies for kids, especially when they are packed full of nutritious ingredients. To help your family eat more veggies,  we want to share with you these four delicious smoothies that are bright, colorful, and healthy too!

Butternut Squash Smoothie

Drink your veggies with this tasty yellow smoothie your whole family will love!

Serves: 1 large smoothie, Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
1/2 cup almond milk or coconut milk
3/4 cup steamed butternut squash
2 large Medjool dates
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon vanilla bean powder
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg and cinnamon

Directions:
Toss all the ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until you reach desired smoothness.
Optional: Drizzle with nut butter, and sprinkle sunflower seeds on top.

Strawberry Beet Smoothie

This tasty pink smoothie is the perfect balance of healthy nutrition and yummy treat!

Serves: 2 large smoothies, Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
1 cup almond milk or coconut milk
1 cup chopped raw beets (peeled)
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 banana
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions:
Toss all the ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until you reach desired smoothness.
Optional: Sprinkle with sunflower seeds, flax seeds, and cinnamon on top.

Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This healthy green smoothie is filled with spinach and is both kid friendly and mom-approved!

Serves: 2 large smoothies, Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
1 cup almond milk or coconut milk
2 cups packed baby spinach
2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
1 cup orange juice
1 banana

Directions:
Put the ingredients in a blender and blend on high until mixture is smooth.
Serve immediately for smoothies, or freeze in reusable popsicle molds.

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie

This delicious purple smoothie is filled with blueberries, spinach, strawberries, and banana!

Serves: 2 large smoothies, Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
1/2 cup almond milk or coconut milk
2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 cup packed baby spinach
2/3 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup strawberries
1 banana

Directions:
Add all of the ingredients to a blender, cover with the lid, and whirl until smooth.
Add more milk if needed to reach the desired consistency and taste for sweetness.

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At Kalina’s Fitness, our mission is to give kids (ages 8-18) the tools they need to transform their lives and build healthy habits that last a lifetime. By combining nutritional counseling, group support, and exercise classes, our Lean Teen Program empowers kids and teens to achieve their fitness goals. We are driven by a strong belief that every child deserves the opportunity to realize their full potential.

It all starts with a one-on-one nutritional consultation to better understand your child’s eating habits. Your health coach will prepare a nutrition plan that gives your family the flexibility needed to make permanent lifestyle changes. Register your child today for a Free Day Pass so we can start helping your family use MyPlate.  We look forward to serving you with excellence. Thank you for visiting us!