Break out the blender! Kids are always in a hurry, so a smoothie is a great way for them to get a quick nutritional punch.
1 cup (250 mL) fresh or frozen pineapple chunks
1 1/2 cups (350 mL) fresh or frozen spinach
2 cups (500 mL) unsweetened rice milk
1 tsp (5 mL) coconut oil
Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth. Pack this in a Thermos for your superhero to enjoy after gym class or recess.
Makes 2 smoothies.
Each serving contains: 175 calories; 4 g protein; 5 g total fat (2 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 33 g total carbohydrates (20 g sugars, 1 g fibre); 113 mg sodium
source: “Lunch Ideas Kids Will Love!“, alive #371, September 2013