smoothies for picky eatersTwins are in the air around here -- Cafe MicheleZ is expecting them, as is the star of our Pregnancy Week by Week feature, wtng1grl, and my friend Patty.

So it was perfectly on schedule for jilltwinmom to send me not just one but FOUR Super Smoothie Recipes for Picky Eaters the other day. I guess when you have twins you multiply everything.

"I have picky twin boys and it's so difficult to get veggies in them, so I do a lot of smoothies in the summer," jill says. "I puree up fruit and freeze them in ice cube trays."

To make these delicious and nutritious drinks, just dump the following ingredients into the blender and puree to the desired texture.

Strawberry Pumped (The Iron Booster) 

1 cup strawberries

1 banana

2 mango cubes

1 cup apple juice

tbsp honey

½ cup ice

1 tsp. milled flax seed

Vitamin C Crush

1 cup orange juice

2 pineapple rings

1 very ripe banana

2 tbsp. cream of coconut

1 tsp. milled flax seed

1 carrot or sweet potato cube

Antioxidant Galore

1/4 cup black berries

1/2 cup blueberries

1/4 cup raspberries

1/2 cup frozen cherries

2 tbsp. cooked beet pieces

1/4 avocado

3/4 cup orange juice

1tbsp. honey

Smooth Sailing (The Fiber Booster)

1/2 cup apple or strawberry juice

1 cup sliced peaches

2 mango cubes

3 strawberries

1/4 avocado

2 tsp. milled flax seed

1 tbsp. honey

1/2cup ice chips

Check back next Thursday for another great recipe. Got a favorite toddler friendly meal or snack of your own to share with other idea-strapped mamas? Let me know about it and I may feature it here.

 

Past Toddler Meals:

Chicken Georgia

Mini ham and cheese calzones

Penne with Spinach Sauce

Soft Wraps Idea

Macaroni and Cheese Cupcakes

Breakfast Pizza

Peanut Noodles and Broccoli

Savory Cheddar Bread

Whatever's-in-the-Fridge Smoothies

Israeli Couscous Salad

Oscar's Gross Green Popsicles

Turkey Burgers with Sneaky Veggies

Red Noodles from the Hillbilly Housewife

Confetti Potatoes

Mini Meatloaves

Alex Guarnaschelli's Homemade Granola

Happy Face Baked Pancakes

Yogurt Fruit Salad

Fruit Salsa With Cinnamon Crisps

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

Italian Goulash

Parmesan Risotto

Chicken Sausages

Barbecue Cups

Healthy Ketchup

Cinnamon Raisin Roll-Ups

Hot Dogs with Mashed Potatoes

Leftover Baby Food Idea