I get it. Sometimes, it is so hard to feed kids with fruits and other healthy foods, for that matter. You can’t just allow them to indulge in candies every single day, though. Otherwise, they won’t be able to get the nutrients that they need, especially now that they are in the growing stage.
So what do you need to do? Luckily, there are so many creative ways in which you can incorporate healthy food items into your children’s daily food and drinks. The key is, you have to be creative.
Kids love chocolates. You then need to ask yourself: What can I add to chocolate so that my kids would get more nutrients? With this drink recipe that I am going to share with you, there is no doubt that your children will love it. Chocolate + Banana!
Yes, chocolate banana smoothie! It’s delicious, nutritious, and indulgent at the same time. As sweet and creamy as it is, your little ones would surely enjoy the mixed flavors of chocolate and banana. Because it is made with whole fruit as well as whole milk, rest assured that it is truly nourishing. I bet your kids would ask for more each time, so don’t hesitate to prepare a huge batch.Print
Satisfy your kids’ cravings for chocolate with this creamy and tasty smoothie. Even you will be power charged with the mixture of chocolate and banana in a glass of smoothie!
1 c. milk
2 bananas (frozen)
1 tbsp. cocoa powder (unsweetened)
1 tbsp. honey
- Add all ingredients to a blender. If you are using bananas that are not frozen, add some ice cubes instead.
- Blend until well-mixed and creamy.
- Serve immediately.
The milk can either be dairy or non-dairy. To make the smoothie more appealing to kids, top with whipped cream and colorful sprinkles.
There you go with another delicious treat for you and your whole family. This beverage can be made as fast as 3 minutes, depending on how big of a batch you are making. And besides, even if you are making it for a dozen people, it should be hassle-free to whip out.
Is This Good for Adults Too?
Of course, it is! in fact, if you are one who likes to spend some time in the gym, this can be your post-workout drink. Trust me, there are so many healthy smoothie recipes out there, and this is just one of them. You should add it to your list so that you can have a different type each day of the week.
What About Kids Who Are Lactose Intolerant?
The milk that you can utilize for this chocolate banana recipe can actually be substituted with chocolate soy milk, which works great for people who are lactose intolerant. And even if you are not, that type of milk is really better for you.
Chocolate banana smoothie is a delicious drink that you can serve all year ’round. It is good for kids and adults alike. If you are following a certain diet, you can always substitute the ingredients with something that would suit your needs better.