3 Yummy Smoothies Kids Can Make

Three unexpectedly delicious flavor combos make the perfect summer snack for any time of the day.

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School's out, and summer is in full swing! With long, sunny days ahead, making smoothies is a fun activity to do with your kids to cool off on those warm summer days.

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These fun and vibrant smoothies are not only delicious but also a great way for your kids to enjoy a variety of fruit. They're a tasty and healthy snack or meal for anytime of the day. Any maybe best of all, kids can make them on their own!

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Quick Recipe Overview (for each smoothie)

SERVINGS: 2 (12 oz. glasses)

TIME: 10 minutes

Blueberry Basil Smoothie

Things You'll Need

  • 2 cups frozen blueberries

  • 1/4 cup basil

  • 2 pitted dates

  • 1/2 cup orange juice

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt and 1 Tbsp. for glass presentation

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Mango Coconut Smoothie

Things You'll Need

  • 2 cups frozen mango

  • 1 cup coconut water

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut shreds

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt

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Strawberry Banana Mint Smoothie

Things You'll Need

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries

  • 1/2 banana

  • 1/4 cup mint

  • 2 dates

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt and 1 Tbsp. for glass presentation

  • 1/2 cup orange juice

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1. Blend the ingredients

For each smoothie, add all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.

Blending the blueberry basil smoothie
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Blending the mango coconut smoothie
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Blending the strawberry banana mint smoothie
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2. Prepare the glasses

One optional step for presentation is to dip the back of a spoon in yogurt and smear it inside your glass.

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3. Pour the smoothie

Pour the blended smoothie into glasses and enjoy!

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Blueberry basil smoothie
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Mango coconut smoothie
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Strawberry banana mint smoothie
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If you're looking for another fun and refreshing drink to make this summer, check out these citrus spritz cocktails with flower ice cubes.

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