A Simple, Refreshing Smoothie Recipe for Back to School
With back to school right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking healthy snacks and lunches for the kids! Unfortunately, a new school year can also mean new germs that your children will be exposed to in the classroom, in the lunchroom, on the playground and more.
Pineapples are packed with Vitamin C and bromelain, which boosts immunity and helps combat the flu. This high source of Vitamin C drastically helps the immune system to fight off colds and sickness. Bromelain kicks in as an anti-inflammatory, and is extremely beneficial at fighting infections and eliminating bacteria. This combination is a powerhouse to ward off illness. Check out this simple, satisfying smoothie recipe for back to school that will keep kids hydrated and healthy all year long!
To create this simple and satisfying smoothie, first cut your pineapple into small cubes. In a hurry? Learn how to cut your fresh Chestnut Hill Pineapple in just four easy steps here. Next, slice strawberries and banana. Toss desired amounts of pineapple, strawberry and banana into a blender to taste, adding milk and ice to help blend. Mix fruit, milk and ice until smooth. Garnish with sliced strawberry for some added flair and enjoy!