5 Supplements That Will Make Your Smoothie A Nutritional Powerhouse

If you are looking to sneak nutrition into your kid’s smoothies or want to supercharge them, then this 5 Supplements That Will Make Your Smoothies A Nutritional Powerhouse  post has all the information you need.

If you have kids at home, you constantly worry about them eating nutritious foods. Some kids are picky eaters and refuse to eat fruits and vegetables.  Offer a delicious and nutrient dense smoothie and sneak in all the goodness! The perfect nutrition for growing brains and bodies.

This 5 Supplements That Will Make Your Smoothies A Nutritional Powerhouse is also perfect for breakfast.  Just blend, serve, and you are ready to go. Great to start the day full of energy eating real food.  My kids love their breakfast smoothies. Get more healthy breakfast ideas HERE.

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Wait! What about turning your smoothies into snacks? Get creative and freeze them in molds to make ice pops. Kids love ice pops.  I do not know a single child who is not crazy about an ice pop.  Now your snacks are supercharged with lots of nutrients. Please see my post Great Snack Idea: Ice Pops for more information.

Smoothies are great, but here comes the best part. You can add supplements that have extraordinary health benefits. Smoothies are ready in just a few minutes. You have no idea how good I feel when I see my kids eating ice pops or drinking smoothies made with pure goodness. Check out my smoothies and ice pops recipes.

How to make green smoothies for kids

I recommend starting with spinach. Add 1/2 cup to your blend and your kid will happily approve.  You can then experiment with beets, cucumbers and kale.  If you want more green smoothie ideas please see Green Smoothie Recipe.

A high speed blender makes super smooth smoothies.  You will  be able to blend fruits, veggies and your 5 Supplements That Will Make Your Smoothies A Nutritional Powerhouse easier with awesome results. My Vitamix is one of the best investments I made for my family’s health.  Put it on your birthday or holiday wish list!

Liquid base for smoothies

Try coconut water, kefir, milk (dairy or non dairy), or just water.  If you use water, milk, or plain kefir, adding a tablespoon of raw honey or maple syrup will sweeten them enough.

How to serve smoothies

It is always better to drink your smoothies fresh as soon as you make them. Use fun molds and make ice pops with the leftovers! I love serving  smoothies in mason jars with colorful paper straws. You can always store leftover smoothies for a couple of days in the fridge. The mason jars are perfect for storage.

5 Supplements That Will Make Your Smoothies A Nutritional Powerhouse

#1 Want more protein? Add Hydrolyzed Collagen.

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Hydrolyzed Collagen can support joint health, improve gut function and digestion, keep excess inflammation in check, build and restore muscle, support a healthy metabolism, promote healthy brain function, and promote a deeper sleep. Hydrolyzed Collagen allows you to easily get the nutrients of collagen via an all natural, pasture raised and grass-fed source. This type of collagen dissolves in cold liquids, so just add one 11 gram serving to your smoothie and instantly get over 10 grams of protein and no sugar, fat or carbs.

#2 Want more healthy fats? Add Coconut Oil

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Coconut Oil is great for adding natural flavor, sweetness, and essential fatty acids to your smoothies. Fats like coconut oil help children create hormones and help absorb vitamins from foods. Kids can also benefit from coconut oil’s antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.  I recommend Coconut Oil made with pure, extra-virgin, cold pressed and completely organic coconuts. Kids need good fats.

#3 Want a boost of fiber, omega 3 & 6? Add Chia Seeds

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Chia seeds are an easy and enjoyable way to add dietary fiber and healthy omega’s 3 and 6 to your diet. Chia seeds are also an excellent source of easily digestible plant based protein.  They promote healthy blood sugar levels, digestive health, and brain health.  Chia seeds will make your kid’s  bones stronger! I recommend chia seeds that are sustainably grown and harvested on organic farms in the United States.

 #4 Want antioxidant power? Add Acai Powder

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Acai is one of the highest rated antioxidant fruits in the world and has been named the #1 super-food.  Acai powder can supply your kids of essential amino acids, high dietary fiber, antioxidants to counter free radicals, and essential fatty acids that are good for brain and eyesight development. I recommend Acai Powder that contains 100% pure, USDA Organic, freeze dried Acai Berry.  Give your smoothies an all natural antioxidant boost.

#5 Want to boost the immune system? Add Probiotics

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Probiotics are micro-organisms, specific bacteria, fungi, and yeasts that are natural, necessary component of the digestive tract. They are beneficial to the body and an integral part of our immune system. When the biodiversity of these beneficial organisms is in balance, they help with digestion, nutrient absorption, and form the front line of our immune defense. A good probiotic is essential. Did you know that an estimated 70% of your immune system resides in your gut? Restores your body with the healthful benefits of probiotics. My son suffered from reflux and frequent respiratory infections.  Adding probiotics to his diet helped tremendously. I buy Garden of Life RAW Organic Probiotics for my two kids.

Nutritional Powerhouse Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole milk (dairy or non-dairy), kefir, water or coconut water
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen fruit (for adults use 1 cup)
  • ½ cup spinach (for adults use 1 cup of veggies like cucumber, beets, kale, carrots, etc)
  • 1 tablespoon collagen *for protein boost
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil *for healthy fat boost
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds *for fiber and omega 3 & 6
  • 1 tablespoon acai powder *for antioxidant boost
  • ½ teaspoon of probiotics *or recommended dose according to age for immune system boost

Instructions:

  1. Just blend everything together in a high speed blender.
  2. For adults, the rule of thumb is to use one fruit and two vegetables. I love adding cucumber, kale, carrots, beets, and celery to my green smoothies. Usually my fruit of choice is apple or orange.
  3. For kids, I recommend using banana or mango to keep them on the sweet side.


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Hi, my name is Ursula. I am not a nutritionist but a concerned mother, who has done extensive research, and developed creative ways to provide healthy and enjoyable fun food options. Please visit my page: http://creativeandhealthyfunfood.com Most of my recipes are very easy to prepare. I believe in cooking with fresh ingredients and try to avoid cans and boxes as much as possible. Not all the recipes, smoothies, fun food ideas and/or snacks are my own creations but ones I’ve found and share. The purpose of my blog is to give fun ideas for healthy meals the entire family can enjoy. I believe that kids should eat the same food as adults. Creating these early food habits will teach kids to not only eat better and more variety of food, but also to share and enjoy time with the entire family.