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Apr 19, 2013
09:22 AM

Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Family Breakfast or Snacks

Grab a straw – it's time for kids to sip something good for the most important meal of the day. Check out these fruit and vegetable choices to please even the pickiest family member.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Family Breakfast or Snacks

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Smoothies are the new "in" food – well, drink. That's right: People are putting just about everything into the blender to create unique, fun concoctions that are also a boost of nutrition. And parents aren't far behind. If you haven't had a friend share a link for green smoothies yet on your Facebook feed, you will. Better yet, you can pass along one of the recipes in our Crumbs gallery!

Just what exactly is a green smoothie – and how do you get a kid to eat a drink full of good-for-her greens? The trick is to blend in fruit juice, fruit or both along with the baby spinach, kale or whatever extra greens you have in the fridge that you might want to toss in. You can try green smoothies or other blends for breakfast with Metro Parent's yummy list.

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