Kid-friendly holiday smoothie recipes



Get your family into the holiday spirit with these yummy, festive smoothies!

On-the-go parents are constantly seeking ways to provide healthy portable snacks for their kids. Booginhead founder Sari Davidson-Crevin gets your family & kiddos into the holiday spirit with these yummy, festive smoothies!

1. 
Gingerbread Smoothie Recipe
Serves: 2
Ingredients
·      1 cup almond milk
·      2 frozen bananas, peeled, sliced and thawed slightly
·      1 and 1/2 teaspoon fresh, grated ginger
·      1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
·      1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
·      1 teaspoon molasses
·      1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions:
Start by adding the liquid to your blender, followed by the soft fruit. Add the greens to your blender last. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until the smoothie is creamy.

2. 
Peppermint Patty Green Smoothie
Serves: 2
Ingredients
·      3/4 cup almond milk
·      1 cup spinach, about 1 handful
·      1 frozen banana
·      2 tbsp fresh mint leaves, stems removed or 1/8 tsp peppermint extract
·      1/4 tsp vanilla extract
·      1 heaping tbsp chocolate chips

Instructions:
  1. Place all the ingredients, except chocolate chips into your blender
  2. Start on low speed, and increase to high
  3. Blend until smooth, about 1 min
  4. Then add the chocolate chips and blend for a few seconds. Just long enough to break them down into smaller pieces.
  5. Enjoy!
3.    Pumpkin Smoothie
Serves: 2
Ingredients

·         1 Cup Pumpkin Puree
·         1 Cup Milk
·         1 Banana, sliced
·         2 tbsp Brown Sugar
·         ¼  tsp Ground Cinnamon
·         ¼ tsp Vanilla Extract

Instructions:
1.    Spoon pumpkin puree into a re-sealable bag and freeze, 8 hours to overnight.
2.    Remove pumpkin from freezer and allow to soften at room temperature, 5 – 10 minutes
3.    Pour milk into blender, add pumpkin, banana, brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla extract. 
4.    Blend until smooth, about 3 minutes

Sari Davidson-Crevin is the founder of Booginhead, makers of Squeez’ems new screwtop reusable food pouches.