Savor the Flavor: Shrek Juice

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It can be struggle to make sure children are eating their 5 recommended daily servings of fruits and veggies. A great way to get the kids (and adults too!) to consume more greens is by blending them into smoothies or juice drinks. This drink is a fun, delicious way to pack in a ton of vitamins and nutrients per serving.

Shrek Juice

Ingredients

3 cups baby spinach
1 leaf kale
2 cups grapes
1 thick slice pineapple
1 banana
1 green apple (cored but not peeled)
1.5 cups ice
Apple juice as needed

Directions

In a blender, combine spinach, kale, grapes, pineapple, banana, apple and ice. Puree until smooth adding apple juice as needed to help blend.


And if you have younger ones at home, download our app – 5-2-1-0 Kids! It’s a fun way for kids to learn the importance of healthy habits. Parenting.com calls it “one of the top health apps every parent should know.”

 

Recipe provided by Julie Fromm, R.D., a community dietitian with Henry Ford Health System’s Generation With Promise program, which focuses on empowering youth and families in the community to increase their consumption of healthy foods and physical activity and balance caloric intake.

Categories: EatWell