Do you get your daily recommended servings of vegetables and fruits? Are you looking for ways to increase your kid's intake of fresh veggies? Here are some ideas for blending up some delicious smoothies that are sneakily healthier than they taste!
The trick to making a smoothie taste good while packing in the nutrition is to select one or two desirable very flavourful ingredients which will dominate the drink allowing more subtle flavoured nutrient-packed ingredients to amp up the health. It is important to make sure that all ingredients are still beneficial and made responsibly with known ingredients and no artificial additives. Use more vegetables and leafy greens than fruits as fruits in excess can contribute to raised blood sugar levels due to the natural sugar (fructose) present in them.
Here's a list of potential ingredients to mix-and-match with to find your blend of choice:
If you need extra sweetness consider adding stevia powder or extract, dates, a little more fruit, honey or treacle.