Smoothie Cubes

by Christina Meyer-Jax, Tastemaker in Residence

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These recipes can mix and match different ingredients based on individual preference. The concentrate recipe is meant to be mixed in with milk or dairy alternative during lunch.

Concentrate Recipe (makes 2 cups):

Ingredients

Option #1
1 cup berries of choice
1 banana
½ cup water
2 scoops protein powder (optional)
1 scoop acai powder or other super greens powder of choice (optional)


Option #2
1 cup raspberries or strawberries
½ cup almond butter (sub other nut butter of choice)
½ cup vanilla almond milk (or other milk of choice)
1 scoop of cocoa powder


Instructions

  1. Blend ingredients until smooth. Add to ice trays (I like to use silicone varieties) and freeze. (can store up to 6 months in freezer)
  2. Pop 3-6 cubes into travel mug or thermos the night before and store in the refrigerator. 
  3. Add to lunch box. Then add milk or plant based alternative into container at lunchtime and stir.  Should mix into a perfect smoothie/shake consistency. This could also be used as an on the go breakfast or after-school/before sports snack.