By Mary Trotter, RD, Nemours Health and Prevention Service
Blending vegetables with fruit is a great way to get your kids to eat them. Cold drinks are a great treat on a hot day. Try any combination of fruits and vegetables to add variety to your snacks.
- 1 1/2 c. pineapple, canned in juice
- 1/2 c. chopped carrots
- 1/2 banana
- 1 c. crushed ice
- 1 c. vanilla low fat yogurt
Directions: Cut carrots. Place carrots in blender and chop for a few seconds by pulsing. Add some pineapple with juice and blend a few more seconds until carrots are smooth. Add remainder of pineapple juice, banana, and crushed ice (and yogurt if desired) and blend until smooth. Serves 6.
Total servings: 6
Per serving: calories (kcal) 51.8, fat (g) 0.1, protein (g) 0.5, carbohydrates (g) 13.4, fiber (g) 1.1, Sodium (mg) 8.2