Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Kids

Find healthy, delicious smoothie recipes for kids from our food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Fruit & Yogurt Smoothie

Rating: 3.92 stars
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This easy fruit smoothie with yogurt recipe calls for just three ingredients--yogurt, fruit juice and whatever frozen fruit you have on hand. Mix up your combinations from day to day for a healthy breakfast or snack you'll never get bored with.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Rating: 4.67 stars
3
This creamy high-protein shake will keep you satisfied for hours and tastes like a chocolate-peanut butter banana milkshake. You don't even need to add protein powder, thanks to the naturally occurring protein in the soymilk, Greek yogurt and peanut butter.

Strawberry-Pineapple Smoothie

Rating: 3 stars
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Blend almond milk, strawberry and pineapple for a smoothie that's so easy you can make it on busy mornings. A bit of almond butter adds richness and filling protein. Freeze some of the almond milk for an extra-icy texture.

Raspberry-Kefir Power Smoothie

Keeping ripe peeled bananas in your freezer means you're always just one step away from a healthy smoothie. Kefir, peanut butter and flaxmeal add protein, probiotics and healthy fats.

Strawberry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothie

A smoothie with strawberries, blueberries and banana is delicately sweet and entirely kid-friendly, even with a boost of protein from hemp seeds. Freeze the fruits ahead of time for an extra frosty texture once blended.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars
2
This healthy smoothie recipe has all the flavor of a pumpkin spice latte without all the sugar. Made with real pumpkin and frozen banana, this whips into a creamy, luscious grab-&-go breakfast (or snack) in just 5 minutes.

Pumpkin-Apple Smoothie

This tasty fall blender breakfast gets protein from almond milk and Greek yogurt.

Strawberry-Chocolate Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars
2
This creamy, rich strawberry-chocolate smoothie will satisfy any chocolate cravings. It's so decadent you might want it as a dessert, too.

Carrot Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars
1
This type of drink tends to be pricey in the big city juice bars. Now you can make the recipe at home.

Banana Spice Smoothie

Rating: 3.22 stars
7
This healthy banana smoothie is made with vanilla kefir and spiked with warming spices.

Strawberry-Banana Protein Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars
3
Greek yogurt and nut butter boost protein, and ground flaxseed adds omega-3s in this fresh fruit smoothie recipe. Use ice cubes if you like a frosty smoothie or opt for water if you don't want it so cold.

Make-Ahead Smoothie Freezer Packs

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!
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Inspiration and Ideas

How to Make a Unicorn Smoothie
Turn a healthy breakfast into a magical treat with the naturally colorful layers in this fruit smoothie.
Prep-Ahead Smoothie Freezer Packs
Make your mornings a breeze by prepping smoothie packs ahead. You can store them in the freezer for up to three months!

Strawberry-Banana Smoothies

Rating: 5 stars
1

This healthy strawberry banana smoothie gets creaminess, protein and staying power from yogurt and extra vitamin C from kiwi. Have it for a healthy breakfast or snack.