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4 Summer Blender Recipes Kids Will Love

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We have found that involving kids in the creation process makes them even more excited to eat the end result! Try these simple, kid-approved recipes in your Blendtec. We’re sure the little ones will enjoy making AND eating the delicious treats!

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MANGO ICE POPS

What kid doesn’t like popsicles? Have your little ones help make these – they’ll be even more excited about eating them (and they’ll be a healthier alternative to those you’d buy at the store!)

1 cup orange juice
2 cups mango chunks, fresh or thawed
2 tbsp honey, optional
½”x½” piece fresh ginger, peeled (optional)
  1. Add ingredients to FourSide or WildSide+ jar in order listed and secure lid.
  2. Blend on “Smoothie” cycle (or blend on a Low speed for 10 seconds, then a Medium to Medium-Low speed for 10 seconds, then Medium to Medium-High speed for 40 seconds).
  3. Portion into ice pop mold and freeze until solid, about 4-6 hours.

SIMPLE BANANA GREEN SMOOTHIE

This is a great starter recipe for green smoothies; tell the kids it’s called Green Martian Slime!

½ cup water
2 bananas, halved
2 cups spinach
½ cup ice cubes

  1. Add ingredients to FourSide or WildSide+ jar in order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select “Smoothie” cycle and serve.

ORANGE GRAPE SLUSHIE

A refreshing summer-time slushie to beat the heat and get your daily vitamin C. Have the kids help pick and count or measure the grapes in groups of ten, approximately 60-70 grapes.

2 cups red grapes
6 oz orange juice concentrate, thawed
3 cups ice cubes

  1. Add ingredients to FourSide or WildSide+ jar in order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select “Ice Crush” cycle (or blend on a Medium to Medium-Low speed for 30-40 seconds) and serve.

FUDGESICLE FROSTY

This creamy chocolatey treat is a lot better for you than those served at popular fast food restaurants.

23 cup coconut milk
14 cup agave nectar
13 cup cocoa powder
4 Medjool dates, pitted
12 large avocado, peeled and pitted
3 cups ice cubes
  1. Add coconut milk, agave nectar, cocoa powder, Medjool dates, and avocado to WildSide+ jar.
  2. Secure lid and select “Sauces” (or blend on a Medium to Medium-Low speed for 30 seconds).
  3. Add ice cubes to jar, secure lid, and select “Ice Cream” (or blend on a Low speed for 15 seconds, then blend on a Medium to Medium-High speed for 30 seconds).

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