The smoothie has become a tried and true healthy snack or meal staple. They are perfect on hot summer day and can also be made into popsicles. Bananas, strawberries, and spinach are all good smoothie ingredients but I have some suggestions for some new and exciting smoothie ingredients.
Cooked Beets: Yes beets! These antioxidant and vitamin packed root vegetables can be added to berry smoothies.
Broccoli: This super food from the cruciferous vegetable family is a powerhouse that helps protect our cells and is a good source of calcium. Broccoli does have a strong taste, I suggest blending with pineapple, spinach, and blueberries to help “disguise” it from your kiddos.
Teff: This little grain from Ethiopia is similar to quinoa, it is gluten free, high in protein, high is fiber, and full of nutrients. Teff is extremely versatile you can add whole seeds to smoothies but you can al...