Being a Stonyfield mom means talking about food with other moms – a LOT. What’s your baby eating this week? Have you tried this recipe? Did you try adding flax oil?
So, when Stonyfield Mom Chandra Carson and I started talking about the latest office toddler food trend – yummy healthy smoothies – it didn’t take long for us to start making up our own smoothie recipes with YoToddler to try out on our little monkeys.
First up was our attempt at the amazing magic of the so-called Green Smoothie. We combined the Raspberry Pear YoToddler yogurt with fruit and cereal, some spinach, frozen raspberries and milk -- and made perhaps the yummiest smoothie I have ever tasted. It’s a little tart, which my little guy prefers, but if you wanted it sweeter, adding honey to taste would be delicious.
What's your favorite way to blend YoToddler into a smoothie?
Raspberry Pear Green Smoothie
4oz Raspberry Pear YoToddler yogurt
1 cup frozen raspberries
1 cup baby spinach
1/2 cup water or whole milk
We were feeling confident – it was at this point we began forcing our innocent, lunch-eating co-workers to taste and love our smoothies – we moved on to the Banana & Pumpkin YoToddler. This recipe actually took a few tries to get right, but in the end, our versions with peanut butter and sunflower seed butter were winners - our co-workers agreed!
Banana & Pumpkin Protein Smoothie
4oz Banana & Pumpkin YoToddler yogurt
1 ripe banana
3 tablespoons of "nut" butter (peanut butter, almond butter, sunflower seed butter, etc.)
1/4 cup ice