Smoothies are a great healthy breakfast for kids, but busy parents know there's no time for all that chopping and measuring in the morning rush. Make these easy DIY smoothie packs ahead of time and stash them in your freezer until you're ready to whir up a fruit-filled meal or snack kids will love. This makes enough for a workweek's worth of smoothies! Source:, November 2017

Hilary Meyer


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place 1/2 cup strawberries (or other fruit) and 1/2 cup banana in a sealable plastic sandwich bag. Repeat with the remaining fruit to make 4 more bags. Store in the freezer until ready to use.

  • To make a smoothie: Place the contents of one bag into a blender along with 1 cup almond milk (or soymilk). Blend until smooth.


To make ahead: Store smoothie packs in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

133 calories; total fat 3.5g 5% DV; saturated fat 0.1g; sodium 182mg 7% DV; potassium 585mg 16% DV; carbohydrates 25.5g 8% DV; fiber 4.6g 18% DV; sugar 13g; protein 2.4g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 2; vitamin a iu 558IU; vitamin c 55mg; folate 35mcg; calcium 217mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 47mg; thiaminmg.