This veggie-packed smoothie actually tastes sweet! If your kiddies like peas and love carrots, this smoothie's a sure thing; if your kiddo is anti-veggie, this smoothie's probably going to get him to admit they're not half bad.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 3-4 CUPS
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 cup sweet peas
- 2 carrots, peeled
- 1 apple, peeled and cored
- 1 cup green tea
- 1 cup ice
Place spinach, peas, carrots, apple, and tea in a blender and blend until thoroughly combined.
Add ice as needed while blending until desired consistency is achieved.
PER 1 CUP SERVING: Calories: 60 | Fat: 0g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 64mg | Fiber: 3g | Carbohydrates: 13g
The Lonely Sweet Pea
Very rarely do kids get heaping helpings of peas on a regular basis. Providing more than 50 percent of the recommended daily amount of vitamin K and packed with vitamin Bs and C, folate, iron, zinc, manganese, and protein, peas are a great choice for any child's diet. Promoting brain health, bone strength, heart health, and disease-fighting protection, these sweet green morsels are worth their weight in health!