Fruit smoothies

Fruit smoothies

* EGG FREE * NUT FREE * WHEAT/GLUTEN FREE * VEGETARIAN

Ingredients

6 serves

25 serves

60 serves

Milk

600mL

2.5 litres

6 litres

Yoghurt

300mL

1.75 litres

3 litres

Chopped fruit (see tips)

1½ cups

6 cups

15 cups

Method

  1. Blend milk, yoghurt and chopped fruit in blender until smooth.
  2. Pour and serve straight away.

 

Each serve provides

  • ½ children’s serve of fruit*
  • 1 ½ children’s serve of milk/alternatives** (yoghurt)

 

Allergy modification

  • For a milk protein or lactose free option, substitute the milk with an equal measure of calcium fortified soy or rice drink and substitute yoghurt with soy yoghurt or coconut milk yoghurt.

 

Tips

  • Kids can help by garnishing each smoothie with fresh pieces of fruit.
  • Try the following fruit ideas: bananas, strawberries, blueberries, canned peaches, frozen berries.
  • Making smoothies is a great way to use leftover fruit and milk at the end of the week.

 

* One children’s serve of fruit is equal to half a serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
** One children’s serve of milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or alternatives is equal to just under half a serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Recipe adapted from Get Up and Grow: Cooking for Children with permission of the Australian Government.