Summer’s end is bitter-sweet, but with the help of some fruity pineapple recipes Chestnut Hill Farms can help keep it a little sweeter. With a kid-friendly smoothie in hand, you and the kids can have a healthful start to the new school year. A simple, delicious recipe guarantees a new favorite kitchen activity. Back to school time revolves around being on schedule, sticking to routine and being efficient. Whether it’s for a quick breakfast before the bus comes or an after school when a snack, your little ones will thank you for making a kid-friendly smoothie. Try them all and see which one is a favorite!
The O.G. Pineapple Kid-Friendly Smoothie
This three-ingredient kid-friendly smoothie is certainly a go-to. All you need are strawberries, bananas and a perfect Chestnut Hill Farms pineapple. Dice the fruit, add an appropriate amount of milk, blend with ice and you’ll be good to go. Check out the video to see how!
Pineapple and Berry Smoothie
You would never believe that this extra sweet kid-friendly smoothie is packed solely with super nutritious ingredients. Have the kids help throw in any berries they like, (and you can always sneak in some greens for a some extra vitamins!) It only takes about 10 minutes to make and adds a little extra Vitamin C and healthy antioxidants to your kids’ diet.
- 16 ounces Milk or Juice (Cranberry or Pineapple is recommended for extra sweetness)
- 8 ounces Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapple, chopped
- 4 ounces Cherries, fresh or frozen
- 3 ounces Raspberries, fresh or frozen
- 3 ounces Blueberries, fresh or frozen
Add all ingredients together and blend until smooth!
Blue Majik Pineapple Smoothie
Inspired by a blue algae smoothie bowl, this smoothie will really get your kids excited for a healthy drink—plus you can give them all the freedom they want in what fruits to add in. Any berry would taste great, even kiwis or some other tropical produce like dragon fruit or passionfruit. Just add a little Blue Majik for a vibrant pop of color. Blue majik is also a health super-food, so you have a win-win on your hands. Blue Majik is an extract of spirulina, a fresh water algae, and is loaded with benefits. This powerhouse of nutrients flushes out toxins, boosts the immune system, lowers blood pressure and so much more. Try out this recipe for a little extra lift in energy and brain power for those school-ready kids.
- 1 banana, frozen
- 1 cup Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapple, chopped and then frozen
- 2 tablespoons of Passionfruit purée concentrate
- 2 teaspoons of Blue Majik powder
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
- 1/3 cup milk of your choice
Blend all ingredients until smooth!
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