Fruit Smoothies

We love to make fruit smoothie’s in our house. My kids both love them and I love that I can pack a little extra nutrition in the smoothie. There are so many great recipes you can do and try out. I like to keep things simple. My daughter loves to help chop up the fruit to get things going. We like to chop up a lot of fruit and freeze for a later use. Whatever you like to do, just try some fruit smoothies!

fruit smoothie

Start by washing and chopping. Wash and chop, wash and chop! On this day we had a peach, strawberries, oranges, bananas, greek yogurt. I love blueberries in smoothies too but we didn’t have any.

fruit smoothie

As we are washing and chopping I’m making up snack sized baggies of the fruit and freezing them. In each baggie I put 1/2 a banana, strawberries, and a few peach slices. Freezing them makes them like ice cubes when you use them making your smoothie colder. When we want a smoothie, we just take out a baggie, add our yogurt, juice, and we are good to go.

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I have 2 different kind of blenders, one that was pretty pricey and one that was not. I think there are some good blenders out there so I’m not sold on any one particular brand. For the main part of the smoothie, we use the fruit but I also add in some greek yogurt and some v8 veggie juice. The kids have no idea and it tastes great. I have done some spinach and that is sneaky too 🙂 Aileen Cooks has a great smoothie recipe too, try it out!

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fruit smoothie

This little guy was asking for “More peese” and got really upset when it was all gone! We sure do love our fruit smoothies! They would make a great breakfast or good snack too!

Kid Friendly fruit smoothie ideas, perfect for breakfast or a tasty snack

August 31, 2016
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  • Reply Logan

    This looks so yummy! My kids would love this recipe!

    August 31, 2016 at 9:18 am
  • Reply Mike C

    I love smoothies, they taste fantastic and they are soooo good for you.

    August 31, 2016 at 9:48 am
  • Reply Maggie Unzueta

    Nothing better than a fruit smoothie.

    August 31, 2016 at 10:31 am
  • Reply Debs

    What a fun project to do with the kids! Looks so tasty too. Perfect for the last days of summer.

    August 31, 2016 at 10:35 am
  • Reply Marvina Stedge

    Smoothies are great. I love them…don’t make them enough 🙂

    August 31, 2016 at 10:37 am
    • Reply Shannon

      I just started making them a few weeks ago and now the kids want one every day!

      August 31, 2016 at 4:04 pm
  • Reply Jacky @ Joyful Savings

    I really love this idea of freezing the fruits in individual bags… what a great tip! It makes so much sense! Thanks for sharing this great idea!

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    August 31, 2016 at 11:04 am
  • Reply Emily

    My kids love fruit smoothies too! And I love that I can sneak some spinach in there and they don’t even notice! Win-win!

    August 31, 2016 at 12:34 pm
    • Reply Shannon

      That’s a great idea!! I need to do more of that!!

      August 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm
  • Reply Samantha @ Momma Wants Java

    These look so good! I love making smoothies, and it’s like a special mommy & me time for my son and me. I love that you freeze the fruit! I do that, too. I hate adding ice, it’s like it dilutes the delicious flavors.

    August 31, 2016 at 1:26 pm
  • Reply Willow

    I love smoothies! I start my day with one every morning. Sometimes I even have a smoothie bowl for dessert.

    August 31, 2016 at 7:27 pm
    • Reply Shannon

      What a great way to start the day! Great idea!

      August 31, 2016 at 9:00 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    YUM! I need to start making more smoothies for breakfast! Such a healthy and easy way to do breakfast in a hurry!

    xo Ashley

    August 31, 2016 at 10:38 pm
  • Reply Tasha

    We love smoothies in our household too! I actually just got done making one for my daughter.

    August 31, 2016 at 10:58 pm
  • Reply Chelsea

    Yummy!!! Now I’m craving one!!

    August 31, 2016 at 11:05 pm
  • Reply Denise

    My little one love smoothies! Can’t wait to try some of these out

    September 1, 2016 at 11:47 am
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