Strawberry, Banana & Avocado Smoothie

Strawberry, Banana & Avocado Smoothie

By My Little Food Critic Smoothies are so easy, quick and you can load them up with goodness. This one has healthy fat, protein and plenty of vitamins and minerals. If you have a super picky little one then you could add a couple of scoops of @elsenutrition complete toddler nutrition to this smoothie to pack in as much goodness as you can. It’s completely plant based, organic and made from 3 main whole food ingredients, tapioca, buckwheat and almonds. It is certified clean label and completely free of dairy, soy, cod syrup and gluten.  Click here  to get 20% off your order by using the...

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Else Hot Chocolate

Else Hot Chocolate

Finding the right hot cocoa recipe when you’re trying to avoid dairy, soy and refined sugar isn’t that simple. That's where Else comes in. Treat your kids with this warm, comforting and nutritious treat after a fun day outside in the snow.  Makes approximately four 4-ounce (½ cup) servings or two 8-ounce (1 cup) servings Ingredients 2 cups filtered water 8 scoops Else toddler formula  2 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder 1 tbsp + 1 tsp pure maple syrup 1 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips (use dairy-free variety if preferred) ½ tsp pure vanilla extract, optional Instructions Combine water, Else, and cacao in a medium...

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Hidden Veggie Cherry Smoothie

Hidden Veggie Cherry Smoothie

This hidden-veggie smoothies is simple and tasty. Serve it for breakfast or snack time as a midday pick-me-up. Kids will love them because they're fun and naturally sweet, parents will love them because they're jam-packed with nutrients from the veggies and Else Nutrition.  Makes approximately 12-ounces (1 1/2 cups) for 2 6-ounce (¾ cup) servings Ingredients 1 cup Else prepared  with 1 cup water + 4 scoops Else ¼ cup frozen cauliflower rice 1 small beet (use canned or store-bought precooked) ½ banana, peeled ½ cup frozen cherries Pinch of ground cinnamon, optional Instructions Combine prepared Else, cauliflower, beet, banana, cherries, and cinnamon...

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Creamsicle Pops

Creamsicle Pops

Avoid store-bought popsicles bogged down with heaps of added sugar. These homemade frozen treats are packed full of nutrients and wholesome fruits and will make the perfect treat to hot summer day.  Makes 7 popsicles Ingredients 2 navel oranges, peeled and any seeds removed ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract ¼ cup Else prepared with ¼ cup water + 1 scoop Else 1 pitted medjool date Instructions Add oranges, vanilla, prepared Else, and date to a blender and process until smooth. Fill popsicle mold evenly and freeze until solid. Note: We used a small popsicle mold designed for toddlers that makes...

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