Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: Honourable Mention!
Kids and adults love snacking on apples so why not add one to your next smoothie! This one is a winner with fresh tasting apple and blueberries to add energy to your day. This is a perfect portable snack or add it to some whole grain cereal or toast for a balanced breakfast.
Ian, from Belle River, thinks kids will like this recipe because it is yummy and nutritious. Bonus! This smoothie uses different coloured fruits and is a source of protein.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 2 servings
- For a cool treat simply use frozen blueberries and a frozen banana in the recipe.
- Use tart apples like Granny Smith or Northern Spy for a refreshing tangy flavour or try Royal Gala or Honey Crisp apples for a sweeter version.
|Plain yogurt (1% M.F.)
125 mL (1/2 cup)
|Apple, cored, peeled and chopped
|Fresh or frozen blueberries
125 mL (1/2 cup)
|100% orange juice
60 mL (1/4 cup)
- Place yogurt, banana, apple, blueberries and orange juice in a blender. Cover and puree until smooth.
Calories: 149 kcal
Protein: 4 g
Fat: 1 g
Carbohydrate: 35 g
Fibre: 3 g
Sodium: 45 mg
Calcium: 114 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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This article was written and reviewed by dietitians from Dietitians of Canada. The advice in this article is intended as general information and should not replace advice given by your dietitian or healthcare provider.
Last Update – December 22, 2022