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Healthy Summer Smoothie

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One sip of this smoothie and your kids will think they’ve escaped to a tropical paradise. Pineapple provides just the right amount of sweetness, and the Greek yogurt is full of protein. When making the recipe, use it as a chance to talk about healthy eating and cooking—or your island dream vacation!
One sip of this smoothie and your kids will think they’ve escaped to a tropical paradise.
What You’ll Need
  • 8-ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup coconut Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup ice chips
What You'll Do
  1. Pour the pineapple into a strainer.
  2. Put ⅔ cup of the drained pineapple into a blender.
  3. Add the yogurt and ice chips to the blender. Blend on medium until frothy.
  4. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy!
Extend the Fun

Younger kids: What color is the smoothie? What do you think made the smoothie that color? Let’s make a list of other fruits and vegetables that are yellow. Do you think they would taste good in a smoothie? Why or why not?

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