Carrot Juice Recipe for Kids solves the problem of getting them to eat their veggies. Carrot juice recipes can often be hard for children to swallow but, not this one – think Carrot Smoothie!
How often have you struggled to get your kids to eat their veggies? I think we all do at one time or another. Anything we can do to help them eat a wholesome diet helps us as moms.
After all, the saying, “we are what we eat is true” and our health can be directly tied to what we eat.
The same goes for our kids. They are developing eating habits now that can follow them throughout their life. So, let’s help them make good choices for good habits starting with this Carrot Juice Recipe for Kids.
Why Should Kids Eat Carrots – What Are the Benefits of Carrots?
You can find out more about the health benefits of carrots in my Carrot Juice Recipes page. But, to whet your appetite, here are a few carrot benefits:
- Healthy for teeth
- Boost immunity
- Prevent cancer
- Encourage weight loss
- Reduce the risk of diabetes
As you can see, developing a taste for carrots is a good habit to cultivate in yourself or your children. This carrot juice recipe for kids is deigned to help you!
Why is This Carrot Juice Recipe for Kids?
Don’t think that just because this recipe states that it is for kids that adults can’t enjoy it too!
But, with the fruit added comes an extra sweetness added to the carrot juice. This makes it more acceptable to kids than other juices with more greens added.
Make it a Carrot Smoothie
Everyone loves smoothies – right? So, why not make this carrot juice recipe for kids into a carrot smoothie. It is easy peasy!
To make a Carrot Smoothie:
- Pour juice into ice trays and freeze for at least 1 hour.
- Remove from ice trays and place in blend or food processor.
- Blend just until it is a smoothie consistency and serve.
Why is This Juice Recipe Better for Kids Than Store-bought Juices?
While fresh fruits do have natural sugar in them, it is far less than store-bought drink mixes and juice packs. Plus, juicing fresh preserves the enzymes and nutrients without the heat of pasteurization and processing.
Why Should Children Drink Fresh Juices?
Juicing removes the fiber from the fruits and vegetables. This means that the nutrients in the produce is more easily absorbed by your body. Think nutritional punch – a concentrated glass of nutrition.
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Solve the problem of getting your children to eat their veggies - think Carrot Smoothie! It is delicious!
- 12 carrots
- 1 pineapple - cut into chunks
- 1 mango - cut into chunks
- 2 oranges
- 1/4 - 1/2 lemon
Wash and prepare all ingredients.
Place ingredients through juicer catching the juice.
Wash and prepare all ingredients.
Place ingredients into the blender and blend on high until well blended.
Position a muslin cloth or nut milk bag over a container to catch the juice.
Pour blender contents into cloth or bag and gently squeeze as much juice out as possible.
Carrot Smoothie: Pour juice into ice trays and freeze for at least 1 hour. Remove from ice trays and place in blend or food processor. Blend just until it is a slushy consistency and serve.
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