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Healthy eating for children by Mandy Francis, Infinite Ideas

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44. Whizz it up

Nutritious and versatile, fruit smoothies and shakes make a super-healthy snack, or even a quick breakfast for reluctant eaters.

So dust off your blender and mix up a delicious, glassful of goodness in just 60 seconds.

Suitable for children of one year and over, smoothies and shakes really are a great way to bump up your child’s daily fruit and/or dairy intake.

Making your own drinks – or allowing the kids to do their own – is really quick and easy too, and a great way to use up excess garden produce or pick-your-own fruit. Overripe fruit, fruit canned in its own juice and frozen fruit also work especially well in smoothies and shakes.

Experiment with your own combinations: try to balance tart and sweet fruit, and dense, fibre-rich ...

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