Raspberry Chia Smoothie is one the blends all my children love to drink at breakfast time. With a lovely combination of raspberries, pineapple, kale, chia seeds and almond milk, this smoothie ticks every box in terms of nutrition. Packed full of good brain boost omega fats, fibre, vitamins and calcium.
Chia seeds are one of the best sources of calcium, fibre and also contain omega 3 fatty acids. These little seeds, the size of a sesame seed, may be a great boost to your dairy-free child’s diet especially if they also flat refuses to eat fish! A key sign they may be low in brain boosting omega 3 fatty acids is bumpy chicken-like skin on their upper arms or face. Other signs they need more fatty acids is dry skin, excess thirst, tiredness, poor concentration or mood swings.
- 200 g Raspberries (Fresh or frozen)
- 0.25 Pineapple
- 1 tsp Chia Seeds
- 2 tbsp Kale (Remove stalks)
- 200 ml Milk (milk of choice - almond, coconut, oat, hemp)
- Remove skin and woody core of the pineapple and chop into large chunks.
- Combine the pineapple with all the other ingredients in your NutriBullet or high speed blender. Then blend for about 45 seconds until the chia seeds have broken down and the mixture is nice and smooth.
Absolutely delicious, though I found it a bit sweet so I am sure this is a winner with kids!
Very easy to make and very yummy, it was a winner with my kids !
Can you use other milks in this recipe lucinda like rude health organic gluten free oat drink thank you
Yes of course! Whichever milk alternative works for the child’s individual diet. I hope this helps. x
Hi Lucinda loving your recipes and shop. Can I use frozen pineapple for this one?
Hi Rachel – yes absolutely you can use frozen pineapple – I hope you love this smoothie!