Green Dragon Smoothie

When we want to wow kids and grownups with how delicious green smoothies are, this is our go-to recipe. It never fails to convert even the most selective eater to healthy green smoothies. A thinner consistency and a milkshake straw help beginners as well. We adapted...

Hot Chocolate Party!

I grew up on Lake Erie, and I have fond memories of playing outside in the snow and coming in for a warm cup of hot chocolate. I always used those hot chocolate mixes in the packets, but looking closely  at labels I have noticed how many undesirable ingredients can be...

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

  This is a great fall smoothie that I have made in my fall kids cooking class. Kids love smoothies, and this one has the added fun of crushed graham crackers on top. Kids love to crush the crackers, too! This recipe is part of our preschool nutrition...

Prickly Pear Smoothie (and Video)

Recently my kids decided to try a new fruit. They picked up a prickly pear (at Wegmans) and decided this might be one to try. My older son had tried it once at school but thought it would be fun for his little brother to try it to. They researched the prickly pear and...

Blueberry banana smoothies

I have been regularly  making smoothies now ever since my husband came home with our blender 2 years ago.  This is an after school snack at least 3 days a week at our house. I also serve these on “Pizza Movie Night”, since my kids are not much into veggie...