Recipe

Apple Blueberry Smoothie

Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: Honourable Mention!

School Day Snacks: Grades 1 to 3

Kids love snacking on apples so why not add one to your next smoothie! This one is a winner with fresh tasting apple and blueberries to brighten your day. This is a perfect portable snack for the car on your way to a game after school.

Ian, from Belle River, thinks kids will like this recipe because it is yummy and healthy and has two of the food groups from Canada’s Food Guide.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 2 servings

Tips

  1. For a cool treat simply use frozen blueberries and a frozen banana in the recipe.
  2. Use tart apples like Granny Smith or Northern Spy for a refreshing tangy flavour or try Royal Gala or Honey Crisp apples for a sweeter version.

Ingredients

Plain yogurt (1% M.F.)

125 mL (1/2 cup)

Ripe banana

Apple, cored, peeled and chopped

1

Fresh or frozen blueberries

125 mL (1/2 cup)

100% orange juice

60 mL (1/4 cup)

Directions

  1. Place yogurt, banana, apple, blueberries and orange juice in a blender. Cover and puree until smooth.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 149 kcal

Protein: 4 g

Fat: 1 g

Carbohydrate: 35 g

Fibre: 3 g

Sodium: 45 mg

Calcium: 114 mg

Iron: 1 mg


Last Update – July 25, 2017

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