Smoothies are a great way to kick start the day, and the perfect opportunity to get lots of fruit (and veg shhh!) into kids! They are also ideal if you are pressed for time in the mornings. Here are 10 Quick & Easy Breakfast Smoothies for Kids that will have them shouting for ‘More’.
#1. Kiwi, Banana & Strawberry Smoothie
This Kiwi, Banana & Strawberry Smoothie by Tommy Fitzherbert on rte.ie, is perfect for busy mornings. The addition of lime juice helps cuts through the sweetness.
#2. Raspberry & Quinoa Smoothie
Super Healthy Kids recipe for Raspberry & Quinoa smoothie is a super way to increase protein in your child’s diet and fill them up from the get go! Just have some cooked quinoa ready to go from the night before.
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#3. Banana & Oat Smoothies
Oats are full of energy and a great way to start your day. This Banana & Oat Smoothie recipe from safefood is ideal for those mornings you’re pressed for time, or perfect for those fussy eaters who refuse a bowl of porridge.
#4. Peanut Butter & Oats Smoothie
The combination of creamy peanut butter and oats will ensure this Chef Savvy Peanut Butter & Oats smoothie is a hit with the kids.
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#5. Carrot & Orange Smoothies
Getting vegetables into kids can be a challenge, but sneaking some into delicious smoothies usually works for even the fussiest eater! This Orange & Carrot Smoothie recipe from Jen’s Favourite Cookies is a winner. If your kids don’t mind the taste of ginger, include a small chunk when blending, for some additional goodness.
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#6. Peach & Blueberry Smoothie
Whizz up your favourite fresh or frozen fruit or berries, with yoghurt, milk and some ice to create a tasty Peach and Blueberry Smoothie that your kids will love at any time of the day.
#7. Sunshine Smoothie
This sunshine smoothie from sheknows is another great sneaky way to get some veggies into your kid’s smoothie as well as fruit. The sweetness of the carrots works well with the pineapple and mango chunks.
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#8. Raspberry & Banana Smoothies
What’s not to love about a perfectly pink and deliciously nutritious fresh smoothie? This recipe for raspberry and banana smoothies from My Lovely Little Lunchbox is a hit with big kids and small!
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#9. Deliciously Ella’s Oat and Banana Smoothie
The banana, oats and almond milk make this Oat and Banana Smoothie from Deliciously Ella super thick and creamy, while the berries give it colour and flavour, and the spinach gives you a good dose of revitalising greens. A great way to start any day!
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#10. Almond Banana Smoothie Recipe
Setting for Four has a tasty Almond Banana Smoothie recipe using just bananas and almond milk, and topping with shaved coconut for added texture.
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Over to you! If you have any smoothie recipes that your kids love, we would love to hear about them! Tell us in the comments below.