Activity:

American Smoothie

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What You Need:

  • Blender
  • Ice
  • Pineapple juice
  • Orange juice
  • Vanilla low-fat yogurt
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Frozen strawberries
  • Frozen pineapple bits
  • Sugar
  • One small banana, cut into chunks

What You Do:

  1. Red (Raspberry and Strawberry Smoothie): The raspberries make for one tart smoothie! Place 1/2 cup each of ice, strawberries, frozen raspberries, vanilla yogurt and orange juice in the blender and blend to desired consistency. If you prefer a sweeter smoothie, replace the fresh raspberries with fresh strawberries (in addition to the frozen ones) or simply add a little sugar to taste. Place all of the ingredients in the blender and blend to the desired consistency.
  2. White (Pineapple and Banana Smoothie): A very refreshing and tropical twist on a classic smoothie. Place a 1/2cup each of ice, frozen pineapple, vanilla yogurt, and pineapple juice in the blender. Add one small banana and blend to desired consistency.
  3. Blue (Blueberry and Banana Smoothie): A classic smoothie combo.Place a 1/2 cup of ice, 3/4 cup of blueberries, 1 small banana, 1/2 cup of yogurt and 1/2 cup of orange juice in the blender and blend to desired consistency. Sprinkle flax seed on top for even more nutritional benefits.

This smoothie bar is a great way to put a twist on the everyday 4th of July get-together, but these recipes are sure to be a crowd-pleaser no matter what the occasion! They also make for a quick and nutritious breakfast perfect for you or your child whenever you're on the go!

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