Scoop that Smoothie: Strawberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe


While smoothies that you can slurp up from a straw have been around for as long as moms who want to use up fruit have been, the new and fun way to have a smoothie is in a bowl.

This fun trend is a hit with toddlers, preschooler and big kids. One of the simplest (and most delicious) is our Strawberry Smoothie Bowl.  The ingredients include strawberries, milk, and vanilla yogurt, and you can choose to add some extra chia seeds, spinach, and avocado to spice things up a little. To further boost your nutrient intake, top with goji berries, hemp hearts, poppy seeds, cacao nibs, chia seeds, or toasted coconut!

Although this is a simple recipe, the ingredients have more than one benefit to them. Strawberries are not only high in fiber, but they also promote bone health because of their high potassium, vitamin K, and magnesium concentration, making this smoothie bowl a great snack for kids. Adding spinach or avocado to a smoothie bowl enhances the amount of protein your child receives, along with other important vitamins and minerals like iron, calcium, and fiber.

Not only is this snack extremely healthy, but it is also very filling, and don’t forget to add yummy toppings. It’s a great breakfast or snack or can be used as a healthy dessert in the evening. Break out your latte bowls and get slurping!

Strawberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe

What You Need:

1 Cup Strawberries

1 1/2 Cup Milk

1 Cup Vanilla Yogurt

What To Do:

Thoroughly wash and clean the strawberries. Cut all strawberries into halves.

Add berries to blender.

Add milk and yogurt.

Blend until smooth.

Serve 1/2 cup portions in a bowl.

Add toppings to taste!
Additional Tip:

Sprinkle seeds such as chia seeds, hemp hearts, poppy seeds or flax seeds on your smoothie bowl with freshly cut fruit for a pretty display and a protein boost in the morning!!

Try adding baby spinach or other leafy greens to your strawberry smoothie bowl to create a Green Monster smoothie your kids will love!

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Author: Kidco Kitchen

Kidco Kitchen is our nutritious and yummy food program at Kids & Company Child Care. We believe in fresh, made from scratch meals and snacks with no preservatives, colours or ingredients you can’t pronounce. We compliment that with food education for children to help them make good food choices and promote healthy bodies and minds. Headed by Chief Food Officer Lisa Ruscica (who is a chef and nutritionist), our Kidco Kitchens feed several thousand kiddos each week. When you use a Kidco Kitchen recipe, you know it’s been created by a nutritionist, tested in the kitchen by our chefs and approved by kids! Want more? Visit Kidco Kitchen.

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