Ready to Whirl Smoothie

Try these combinations (or create your own):  strawberries and bananas with strawberry yogurt and orange juice; raspberries and blueberries with vanilla yogurt and cranberry juice; mangos and strawberries with vanilla yogurt and orange-pineapple juice; bananas and blueberries with banana yogurt and pineapple-orange-banana juice.  Let your children come up with fun combinations for the smoothies!



½ cup fruit

½ cup low-fat or fat-free yogurt

Ziploc sandwich bags

½ cup low-fat or fat-free milk

½ cup 100% juice


Combine ½ cup of your child’s favorite fruit and ½ cup of   yogurt.  Make as many different combinations as you want.  Freeze in individual Ziploc bags. Label, date, and lay flat to freeze.

In the morning, pull a bag from the freezer, empty the contents into a blender with ½ cup of milk and ½ cup of juice.  Whirl until smooth.  Enjoy a quick smoothie!

Makes: 1 smoothie per Ziploc bag


Recipe adapted from



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