Happy Hippo Smoothie

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Happy Hippo Smoothie
photo credit: Irina Fortey

Welcome back to Fuel Your Body Friday! If this is your first visit, I’m glad you joined us!

This month I’m partnering with Baby Brain Organics to bring you some great smoothie recipes. Baby Brain Organics is run by Amy who is also a mom and by my standards a health guru, really by everyone’s standards, she’s amazing. They make BABY and KIDS powder boosters that you can add to your kids’ regular meals, which makes getting healthy nutrients into them (the kids) a lot easier.

We’re kicking it back to sweet-ville for this smoothie. A lot of people drink smoothies for breakfast but we do them more as a dessert so probably favour the sweeter varieties. Since we add Baby Brain Organics (BBO) to them I don’t fuss too much about whether it is laden with veggies since they’ll get a ton of nutrients from the BBO.  I’m making this one for after the kids get back from trick-or-treating tonight. They’ll have had dinner before they go but always come home starving so I’ll get this in them before they fill their bellies with candy! Or I’ll try anyway :)

Happy Hippo Smoothie

Ingredients:
2 cups yogurt or kefir
½ cup pitted cherries (fresh or frozen)
3 Tbsp Baby Brain Organics
2 bananas (ideally frozen)
1/3 cup of maple syrup
1 cup of coconut water

Directions: Blend and Enjoy!

Makes 4 smoothies

Check out some other smoothie recipes from Fuel Your Body Fridays this month:

A big thank you to Amy at BBO for giving us these recipe ideas and the Baby Brain Organics to put in them. Check out Instagram to find out if you won a 3 month supply of Baby Brain Organics for your family!

CHEERS to you and all you do to keep your body healthy and strong!

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~Sarah

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