Green Smoothie For Kids

If you are a parent and love green smoothies yourself, there are ways to make green smoothie for kids too!

Today I am sharing my best green smoothie recipe suitable for kids!

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Green Smoothie For Kids

Green Smoothie For Kids

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Craft a green smoothie for kids, blending spinach with sweet bananas for a tasty, nutritious drink they’ll enjoy and ask for more!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1-2 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup frozen banana slices
  • 1/2 cup of spinach
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Instructions

  1. To a blender, preferably a high-speed one, add the spinach first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 4-5 minutes, or until completely smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour into cups and give it to your kids!
  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3
  • Cook Time: 2
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 188
  • Sugar: 24.1g
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.1g
  • Fiber: 4.7g
  • Protein: 3.1g

Why This Green Smoothie Is Great For Kids

Green Smoothie For Kids topped with kiwi and banana

Introducing smoothies to kids’ diet is not only a way to sneak in veggies and fruit, but also introduce them to healthier food choices from early on.

This particular green smoothie contains  the following benefits:

  1. Rich in Essential Nutrients: Provides vitamins like Vitamin C from spinach and potassium from bananas.
  2. Boosts Immunity: The vitamins and antioxidants in spinach help strengthen the immune system.
  3. Energy Boosting: Bananas are a great source of natural sugars and carbohydrates, offering immediate energy for active children.
  4. Promotes Digestive Health: High in fiber from spinach and bananas, aiding in healthy digestion and preventing constipation.
  5. Natural Sweetness: The honey and natural fruit sugars make it appealing to kids, encouraging them to consume healthy ingredients they might otherwise avoid.
  6. Easy to Digest: The smooth texture and blend of easily digestible ingredients make it suitable for kids of all ages.

If your kids enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that they also try my kid-approved blueberry and yogurt smoothie and my rainbow smoothie recipe.

My Tips For Making The Best Green Smoothies For Kids

Green Smoothie For Kids being poured into a glass cup

  1. Blend Thoroughly: Ensure a smooth texture by blending for longer, minimizing bits that could cause choking or be off-putting to kids.
  2. Chill Your Ingredients: Use frozen fruits or chill your ingredients before blending to make the smoothie more refreshing and appealing.
  3. Serve in Fun Cups: Use colorful cups, straws, or even add a small umbrella to make the smoothie visually exciting for kids.
  4. Involve Kids in the Process: Let them help add ingredients to the blender to get them excited about trying the smoothie.
  5. Consistency Matters: Adjust the amount of almond milk to achieve the right consistency, ensuring it’s not too thick or too thin for your child’s preference.

Green Smoothie For Kids

Equipment For The Recipe

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender x
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

For this recipe, I recommend that you use a high-speed blender, simply because you want to make sure the smoothie is blended well.

Cutting down on the risk of potential bits in the smoothie is crucial in order to prevent any possible choking.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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