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To say that I really love my daughter's elementary school is an understatement. To help promote health and wellness with the kids, they recently had a smoothie contest. The kids had to come up with a smoothie recipe. They had to include a fruit, vegetable, grain, dairy, and protein. Ariana was super excited about this "challenge," so we sat down together one weekend and created recipes to test out. We came up with three kid-approved smoothie recipes that we think your kids will like too.

Related: Take the 28-Day Smoothie Challenge

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3 Yummy Smoothie Recipes

My daughter and I love doing things together, especially in the kitchen. Part of the fun of being a Mom is matching outfits with your daughter. (I totally take advantage of it while I can!) These Jessie Steele mommy-and-me aprons are so stinking cute. They have a retro feel with the hot pink and gold dots. The ruffled bottom and bows on the pocket up the cuteness factor a few notches.

But, seriously, how yummy do these smoothies look? Loaded with lots of healthy goodness and 100% kid approved!

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Sunrise Smoothie Recipe

  • 3/4 cup carrot juice
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup of vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/4 quick cooking oats, grinded

Using your food processor or blender add your quick-cooking oats first and blend until broken up. Blend together the juices, yogurt and fruit. Pour into glasses and enjoy immediately. Makes about 4 servings.

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Purple Magic Smoothie

  • 1 cup vanilla honey yogurt
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup blackberries (we used frozen)
  • 1/2 cup blueberries (we used frozen)
  • 1 cup spinach leaves, fresh
  • 1/2 banana

Blend it all together in a blender. Makes about 16 oz, or 2 servings. Pour into glasses and enjoy!

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Best Green Smoothie Recipe

  • 1/2 cup peach slices, frozen
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks, frozen
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 fresh bananas
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
  • 3 cups spinach leaves, fresh
  • 1 small container of yogurt, about 6 oz

Blend it all together. You may have to stop and give it a few stirs to ensure all the spinach gets blended well. This recipe makes about 36 ounces, or 4-6 servings.

Our whole family loves these smoothies. Let me know which one is your favorite.


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Use Pinterest to save your favorite recipes. Be sure to follow our Kid Food Pinterest board here.

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This is not a sponsored post. We did receive samples for review. All opinions are our own. 

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