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Drink Your Yogurt: 7 Cool and Creamy Smoothie Recipes


Cool and creamy homemade smoothies are a great way to boost kids’ nutrition without the ubiquitous battle over veggies, and they’re super easy to make. Start with a base of plain yogurt for protein, add a banana for sweetness, and throw in your favorite healthy ingredients–spinach, blueberries, or even kale–for a terrific snack.

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  • Bananaberry Smoothie 1 of 7
    Bananaberry Smoothie
    You can probably guess the ingredients that make this smoothie standout--just use whatever assortment of berries you have around.
    Make bananaberry smoothies
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Blackberry Cherry Vanilla Smoothies 2 of 7
    Blackberry Cherry Vanilla Smoothies
    Smoothies get supercharged with healthy blackberries and cherry juice.
    Make blackberry cherry vanilla smoothies

    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Mango Banana Smoothie 3 of 7
    Mango Banana Smoothie
    Make a tropical treat with this mango banana smoothie.
    Make mango banana smoothies

    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Mango Lime Smoothie 4 of 7
    Mango Lime Smoothie
    Refreshing and light, sweet mangoes and zesty lime team up for fabulous flavor.

    
Make mango lime smoothies
  • Peach and Banana Cream Shake 5 of 7
    Peach and Banana Cream Shake
    Fresh peaches bring big flavor to this tasty smoothie. Made with soy yogurt, it's a great option for dairy-free families.
    Make peach and banana cream shakes

    Image: Kathy Patalasky
  • Purple Parsley Smoothie 6 of 7
    Purple Parsley Smoothie
    Berries bring the color, and parsley brings a host of healthy vitamins.
    Make purple parsley smoothies
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Creamy Watermelon Smoothie 7 of 7
    Creamy Watermelon Smoothie
    This cooling, creamy smoothie is perfect for steamy spring and summer days.

    
Make creamy watermelon smoothies
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

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