Food Smart Schools

Sensational Smoothies

Food Smart Schools

A homemade smoothie can be an easy way to get kids having a calcium rich snack. For fussy breakfast eaters, smoothies can be a great way of getting them to have a substantial start to the day. For tuckshops, smoothies can be another way of serving dairy foods and fruit.

This recipe is GREEN under the Smart Choices Strategy and uses milk, yoghurt, wheat biscuits and frozen berries. Any seasonal fruit will work well.

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 2 cups reduced fat milk
  • 400g reduced fat berry flavoured yoghurt
  • 2 cups frozen berries
  • 2 wheat biscuits
  • handful of ice cubes (optional)

Directions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend until smooth, use pulse first if there are firmer pieces
  3. Serve at once

Other fruit to try include banana, mango, kiwi fruit, melons and  tinned apricot and peaches