During the spring and summer when greens are perfectly in season, why not start your day with some greens in a Rainbow Smoothie?
Kids love the concept of eating the rainbow. I recently served this delicious smoothie as part of Rainbow Day programming to promote fresh fruit and vegetable consumption by kids. The verdict? Thumbs up!
-Red: 1/4 cup frozen cherries
-Orange: 1 carrot
-Yellow: ½ banana plus 1 teaspoon lemon juice
-Green: 1 handful of greens (kale, arugula, spinach, etc.)
-Blue/Purple: 1/4 cup blackberries
-White:1/2 cup greek yogurt, vanilla flavor
Directions: Add ice/water (about 3-4 oz) and blend to your desired consistency. Sweeten with a bit of honey (1 teaspoon). Enjoy!
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