Protein Shake For Toddlers

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As moms, we’re always on the lookout for nutritious and tasty snacks that our toddlers will love. One such gem is a Protein Shake that is both delicious and packed with essential nutrients. This easy-to-make shake is perfect for busy mornings, after-playtime snacks, or anytime your little one needs a quick protein boost. Plus, it’s so tasty that the whole family can enjoy it!

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 cup milk (dairy or any preferred alternative)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups ice

Instructions:

  1. Peel the bananas and place them in a blender.
  2. Add the cocoa powder, peanut butter, milk, and Greek yogurt, and ice to the blender.
  3. Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  4. Pour into a cup and serve immediately.

Why It’s Great for Toddlers and Families:

  1. Nutritious: This protein shake is a powerhouse of essential nutrients. Bananas provide potassium and natural sweetness, cocoa offers antioxidants, peanut butter adds healthy fats and protein, milk provides calcium and vitamin D, and Greek yogurt is a fantastic source of protein and probiotics.
  2. Kid-Friendly: The rich, chocolatey flavor combined with the natural sweetness of bananas makes this shake appealing to toddlers, encouraging them to consume a variety of nutrients without any fuss.
  3. Energy Boost: This shake is perfect for giving your little one an energy boost, whether they need a quick breakfast, a mid-day snack, or a post-playtime refuel.
  4. Versatile: You can easily modify this recipe to suit dietary needs or preferences. For a dairy-free option, use almond milk or oat milk and a dairy-free yogurt. You can also add a handful of spinach or a scoop of protein powder for an extra nutritional punch.

Storage Instructions:

  • Refrigerator: If you have any leftovers, you can store the shake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Give it a good shake or stir before serving as some ingredients may separate.
  • Freezer: For a fun twist, pour the shake into ice pop molds and freeze for a tasty and nutritious frozen treat that your toddler can enjoy on hot days.
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Protein Shake For Toddlers

Ingredients 

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 2 cups ice

Instructions 

  • Peel the bananas and place them in a blender. Add the cocoa powder, peanut butter, milk, ice and Greek yogurt to the blender.
  • Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour into a cup and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 524kcal, Carbohydrates: 75g, Protein: 25g, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 6g, Trans Fat: 0.01g, Cholesterol: 34mg, Sodium: 224mg, Potassium: 1518mg, Fiber: 9g, Sugar: 46g, Vitamin A: 550IU, Vitamin C: 21mg, Calcium: 451mg, Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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