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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?

Which of the following phrases best describes your elementary-school student?

Parents Talk Back
Which of the following phrases best describes your elementary-school student?
My kid is an introvert.
9% (5 votes)
My kid is an extrovert.
38% (20 votes)
My kid is mostly an introvert but sometimes behaves like an extrovert.
25% (13 votes)
My kid is an extrovert but acts like an introvert from time to time.
28% (15 votes)
Total votes: 53