See why this is my go-to strawberry banana green smoothie for kids. Dietitian-approved and allergen-free, all you need are 5 simple ingredients.
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Strawberry and banana smoothies are a childhood classic.
While I’m sure we made them at home, I remember I’d almost always get one in the summer when we’d go to the pool. Cool and refreshing, I’m sure it was also packed with added sugars.
This homemade strawberry, banana, and spinach smoothie is the perfect way to get more nutrients into your kiddos (or, let’s be honest, yourself).
Plus, thanks to the sweetness of the banana and bright red color from the strawberries, your kids will never guess there’s secretly spinach mixed in!
Smoothies can be a very nutritious breakfast or snack for kids.
In fact, once your child is able to sip out of a straw or sippy cup, they’re ready to start trying smoothies.
However, smoothies can quickly go from a healthy option to becoming more of a dessert. To keep your smoothies healthy, try to limit or avoid ingredients like:
For more tips on building a healthy smoothie, be sure to check out my ultimate guide here!
This healthy strawberry banana green smoothie is also a great option if your child has food allergies as it’s free of the top 8 food allergens.
That means that this smoothie is:
To make this kid-friendly smoothie even easier, I like making smoothie freezer packs. That way, all you have to do is dump the contents of the bag into the blender, pour in milk, and blend.
Here’s how to make smoothie freezer packs:
Of course you can also make this strawberry banana green smoothie without the prep work. Simply place ½ a frozen banana, ½ cup of fresh or frozen strawberries, a small handful of spinach, and 1 cup of plant-based milk in your blender.
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Who wouldn’t love this healthy, naturally sweet treat! Looks delish!
Thanks so much Alsion 🙂
Easy and very delicious indeed. And I use chia seeds since that’s what I have, and it’s very lovely.
So glad you enjoyed it Anita! Chia seeds are a perfect substitution!
This smoothie is so pretty and I love that it makes a great, healthy snack for kids too!
Thanks Erika! Absolutely – it’s always helpful having ideas for the whole family.
Will definitely be trying this soon! I love the combo on banana and strawberries!
It’s such a classic! Hope you enjoy it Rachel 🙂