Fun & Healthy Breakfast Smoothies Your Kids Can Enjoy

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now let's get real -- because all of us know this by heart, we as parents tend to let our kids eat the same old cereals, waffles, or even just milk and cookies only to make sure they don't leave the house with an empty stomach.  But don't give up now. No matter how hard it is to make our kids realize that fruits and vegetables aren't their enemies, we just have to do our best until something works for them.  Good thing we have the perfect solution: delicious yet healthy (they don’t need to know that) smoothies! Instead of the usual milk, let them drink these fun and tasty smoothies using our  cute glass bottles with retro straws .  Here are 3 of our favorites:

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now let's get real -- because all of us know this by heart, we as parents tend to let our kids eat the same old cereals, waffles, or even just milk and cookies only to make sure they don't leave the house with an empty stomach.

But don't give up now. No matter how hard it is to make our kids realize that fruits and vegetables aren't their enemies, we just have to do our best until something works for them.

Good thing we have the perfect solution: delicious yet healthy (they don’t need to know that) smoothies! Instead of the usual milk, let them drink these fun and tasty smoothies using our cute glass bottles with retro straws.

Here are 3 of our favorites:

Berry Razzle Dazzle

To make any young girl drink this lovely pink-red drink that’s packed with antioxidants and greens, you’ll need:

  • 2 handfuls of baby spinach

  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries (strawberries, cherries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries)

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup soy or almond milk

  • 1-2 tbsp honey


Choco-Banana Peanut Butter Veggie

Again, you don’t even have to mention its name. The important thing is, this healthy smoothie looks just as good as a chocolate milkshake, your child may not even ask you what’s inside it. To whip this up, you’ll need:

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  • 1 frozen chopped banana (peeled)

  • 1 cup tightly-packed fresh spinach

  • 1 cup milk (your choice — dairy milk, almond milk, etc.)

  • 3 tbsps peanut butter

  • 3 tbsps unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 2 tbsps chia seeds (optional)

  • 1-2 tbsps honey (if needed)

  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

  • chocolate chips for toppings


Sunshine Smoothie

Make your kid drink this nutrient-packed smoothie that looks bright, tropical, and will make him/her look forward to summer vacation. With these few ingredients you can already make this:

  • ½  cup baby carrots

  • ½ cup orange juice

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

  • ½ cup frozen ripe mango chunks

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • ¾ cup Greek yogurt

  • Low-fat whipped cream for topping (optional)


A few tips and reminders…    Same procedure applies to all. Simply put all the ingredients in your blender. Stop blending until you reach your desired smoothness.  Add some ice cubes or crushed ice into your mix to make it more fun and tasty for your kid. Plus, toppings like chocolate chips and whipped cream may help you entice them ones as well.  Frozen fruits are preferred for smoothies like this so they won’t get too mushy. You don’t want your kid to stop trying your smoothie just because of the texture. So if you’re planning to make one, you may buy the already frozen ones from the supermarket, or you can simply freeze them the night before.  Make them enjoy drinking these breakfast smoothies by serving it in the  California Home Goods Vintage Glass Drinking Bottles . And just in case you’ve made more than 1 serving, don’t fret because these glass bottles have tight lids so you can store them up in your fridge, still good for the afternoon or the next day.

A few tips and reminders…

Same procedure applies to all. Simply put all the ingredients in your blender. Stop blending until you reach your desired smoothness.

Add some ice cubes or crushed ice into your mix to make it more fun and tasty for your kid. Plus, toppings like chocolate chips and whipped cream may help you entice them ones as well.

Frozen fruits are preferred for smoothies like this so they won’t get too mushy. You don’t want your kid to stop trying your smoothie just because of the texture. So if you’re planning to make one, you may buy the already frozen ones from the supermarket, or you can simply freeze them the night before.

Make them enjoy drinking these breakfast smoothies by serving it in the California Home Goods Vintage Glass Drinking Bottles. And just in case you’ve made more than 1 serving, don’t fret because these glass bottles have tight lids so you can store them up in your fridge, still good for the afternoon or the next day.