It can be a real challenge to get your picky eater to eat fruit and vegetables, but the great thing about smoothies is that while they’re packed with nutritional goodness, they also have the illusion of being a treat.
Try one of these yummy smoothies:
Blueberry granola smoothie
No time for breakfast? No problem. This blueberry and granola smoothie is deliciously filling and nutritious.
Super berry smoothie
Boost your toddler’s immune system with this smoothie high in antioxidants and fibre.
Chocolate coconut surprise
Add a little Nutella to this smoothie and you have a sweet yet healthy treat your tot will love.
Fruit smoothies are a healthy alternative to cold drinks and sweetened juices, and even more delicious.
Apple, banana and date smoothie
Don’t feel like a heavy meal in this heat? This smoothie makes a great light lunch.
Expecting? A nutritious smoothie is a convenient way to get all the extra nourishment you need during pregnancy, especially when you’re suffering from nausea or morning sickness and can’t stomach rich food.
Your picky eater might not be too thrilled with the green colour of this smoothie, so perhaps you’ll have to sip on this delicious treat on your own.
Xanet is an award-winning journalist and Living and Loving’s digital editor. She has won numerous awards for her health and wellness articles and was a finalist for the Discovery Journalist of the Year in 2009 and again in 2011 for the Discovery Best Health Consumer Reporting and Feature Writing category. She is responsible for our online presence across social media channels and makes sure our moms have fresh and interesting articles to read every day. Learn more about Xanet Scheepers.