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Healthy Smoothie Recipes (That Your Kids Will Love)

Michael Kraus

Having trouble getting your kid to eat his daily dose of fruits and veggies? Try blending them all together. Whip up a fruity breakfast, snack, or dessert in seconds—these smoothie recipes are so good that your picky eater won't even suspect that they're healthy.

1. The More the Berrier - In a blender, combine 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, raspberries, and/or strawberries, 1/2 cup cran-raspberry juice, 1/4 cup plain or vanilla yogurt, and 3 ice cubes (if using fresh fruit).

2. Green Machine - In a blender, combine 1 cup chopped spinach or kale, 3/4 cup apple or orange juice, 1/2 banana, peeled and sliced, 1/2 apple, peeled and diced, and 3 ice cubes.

3. Sweet Appeal - In a blender, combine 4 to 6 fresh or frozen strawberries, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1/2 banana, peeled and sliced, 1/4 cup plain or vanilla yogurt, and 3 ice cubes (if using fresh fruit).

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