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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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Creamy Marinara with Hidden Veggies

Creamy Marinara with Hidden Veggies

Pasta is the ultimate meal that combines nutrition and taste. Most kids love pasta, so it's a great vehicle for sneaking in added nutrients and vitamins that our little ones might be missing.  Makes approximately 3 cups of sauce for six 4-ounce (½ cup) servings Ingredients 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½ onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 2 carrots, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 28-ounce can no-salt-added plum tomatoes, undrained 1 cup Else prepared  with 1 cup water + 4 scoops Else Instructions Heat olive oil over...

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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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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

A kid's favorite with a healthy dose of nutrition they won't even taste! Make this delicious chocolate avocado pudding as an after-meal dessert or midday treat for your little one.  Makes approximately 1-cup of pudding for four 2-ounce (¼ cup) servings Ingredients ½ cup Else prepared  with ½ cup water + 2 scoops Else 2 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ½ ripe banana, peeled 1 medium avocado, pit and peel removed 2 medjool dates, pitted Instructions Combine prepared Else and cacao in a small saucepan set over medium heat. Whisk until cacao is dissolved. Remove from...

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