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Healthy Treats

for Kids of All Ages

photo: Dev Khalsa

Whether you're one year old or 101, it’s always important to eat healthy. To help keep the kid in all of us feeling great, we asked Molly Peppo Brown from Ketchum’s Glow Live Food Cafe to pass along a few favorite simple summer “Kid Treats” recipes. Molly believes that by introducing kids to whole foods early on, engaging in farm visits locally, where kids can eat food right from the source, growing home gardens and blending a leaf or two of kale into delicious fruit smoothies, kids can develop wholesome healthy tastes that will last a lifetime.

 

BANANA ICE CREAM

Make cool, healthy treats at home.
Ingredients: Frozen bananas
Make the ultimate ice cream and sorbet by simply freezing fresh, organic fruit and then simply feeding it through the juicer to make soft serve ice cream with power packed nutrition! Top it off with raw chocolate sauce, cacao nibs, shredded coconut and fresh berries. A fun project for the whole family.
 

MYLK

Packed with vitamins, protein, minerals, fiber and enzymes, a great substitute for dairy.
Ingredients:
1 cup hemp seeds
8 cups pure water
pinch pink salt
pinch vanilla powder
(for more sweetness add a few soaked dates)
Blend on high speed for 30 seconds, refrigerate.
 

FARM FRESH SMOOTHES

A refreshing and fun way to get greens—packed with minerals for bone health!
Ingredients:
1 cup “Mylk”
1/2 to 1 cup frozen or fresh berries
1 frozen banana for sweet and creamy flavor
1-3 leaves kale, spinach or chard
Blend well.

 

 

 

 

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