Give veggies straight to your kids in a form of juice. Forget about forcing them to eat all their vegetables. Here are juice recipes for kids that are yummy on flavors and full of vitamins, thereby making them a perfect breakfast on-the-go or afterschool pick-me-up.
Melon Berry Splash Juice
Skip those store-bought juices packed with unhealthy ingredients. Instead, opt for this homemade mix. For this recipe, it’s better to use a blender rather than a juicer in order to ensure that you’re getting all the vitamins and minerals.
10 frozen strawberries, partially thawed
4 cups watermelon
Juice of 1 lemon
In a blender combine the above ingredients. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!
This juice is perfect for kids as it looks and tastes just like a creamsicle!
4 – 6 carrots
1 sweet potato
Blend all ingredients and serve.
Yields one serving.
Berry Red Beet Juice
Get your needed energy boost in the morning by making this delicious mix of beets, oranges, and strawberries. Your little ones will love this!
8 organic strawberries
1 organic orange
2 organic beets
- Wash all the ingredients.
- Slice the beets and orange into quarters, and cut the greens off the strawberries.
- Place all ingredients in your juicer.
- Serve and drink right away.
Carrot, Orange, Pear Juice
You can juice pear and carrots in your regular juicer. However, you’ll be needing a non-electric juicer for oranges unless your juicer can handle citrus.
Blend ingredients and serve right away.
Orange Jubilee Juice
Kids love identifying colors, that’s why the bright orange hue of this hearty beverage will be loved by them. Through the natural sugars from the apple and orange, they would hardly notice the carrots.
Blend the three ingredients and drink right away.
Apple, Carrot, Orange & Ginger Juice
This recipe is a good way to ease your kids into the world of veggie juices. Sweet carrots paired with yummy fruits make for a kid-approved afternoon pick-me-up.
2 large carrots
1 orange, peeled
a knob of ginger or turmeric
Let everything pass through your juicer and drink.
Super Start Detoxing Juice
You can combine this juice with your regular exercise routine and when your kids see you downing this super juice, they would definitely try it too.
1 handful collard greens
1 handful kale
1 carrot 2 celery stalks
1 handful blueberries
Make a smoothie out of all the ingredients and serve.
This classic juice recipe is a must-have in your juicing arsenal. Its ingredients stand for one of the first three letters of the alphabet.
Simply add all the ingredients in a blender and shake until you make a smoothie. Serve it right away.
Tell your kiddo that this juice is the same slime recipe that gave the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles their powers and he or she might be even more motivated to drink it.
1 handful of kale
2 stalks of celery
Blend ingredients together and serve.
Tips For Juicing:
Foods like ginger can mask or overpower other flavors, so use them cautiously.
Combinations of ingredients are so important. You might be a fan of mixing a whole mess of veggies and fruits together, yet your kiddos might want something a little less adventurous.
By blending the pulp and combining it with your juice you can increase the fiber content of your juice as well as can provide your kids with an extra healthy boost.