Children who eat a healthy and balanced diet should get the protein they need to help their bodies to grow and develop.
So what happens if you have a picky eater?
Without sufficient protein your child won’t have the energy they need to play and learn, so you might be wondering whether protein shakes are good for kids, and the answer is yes!
These Easy Protein Shakes for Kids are perfect for children who need a little helping hand to get that all important protein into their bodies!
Kid’s Protein Shakes Supplies
You can make Protein Shakes using the blender from your food processor but it needs a pretty powerful motor to get through all of that fruit so you might be better off investing in a smoothie maker if you want to make them regularly. Drinking bottles, smoothie friendly straws and popsicle molds make it easier to drink (or eat) your protein shakes on the move.
Ninja Master Prep (QB900B)Rubbermaid Refill, Reuse 20-Ounce Chug Bottle, 1 Pack of 4 Assorted bottlesReusable Straws BPA Free Silicone Adjustable Length for Tall and Short CupsFoodWorks Silicone Ice Pop Maker Molds/Popsicle Molds, Set of 6
Easy Protein Shakes Recipes for Kids
How to Make Homemade Protein Shakes for Kids
How to Make Homemade Protein Shakes for Kids – “Whipping up a quick, healthful, and tasty protein shake that tastes like dessert is a great way of satisfying your kid’s hunger and (sometimes picky) palate, while fueling them with protein.” (via eHow)
Protein Breakfast – “I grew up in athletics and played volleyball through college. As an adult I stay active with triathlons and running and have come to respect the power of proper nutrition. Teaching kids this is no easy task, however setting the example is a good place to start and offering health options. Over time they too will come to appreciate and acknowledge the role that food has on our bodies. In the mean time make healthy, yummy and fun.” (via Gym Gab Blog)
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe – For Kids!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe – For Kids! – “Sometimes, picky eaters might barely get the proper amount of any micronutrients in a given day, let alone the right amount of macronutrients. Protein is vital for kids to grow and thrive, which is why this shake might be exactly what they need.” (via Super Healthy Kids)