Thankfully, getting kids to drink juices is not as difficult as getting them to eat their greens, especially if it’s a fruit juice. However, giving them the same juice daily can get a bit monotonous. It’s good to add a little twist to their favorite juices once in a while.
Fruit juice recipes for kids
Lemonade is a favorite among kids. Adding a little color to the drink and make it more exciting for them. Boil a cup of water with sugar until the liquid becomes clear. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice, followed by 3-4 cups of cold water. Add blueberries to get a “hot pink” color, making the drink more nutritional as well.
All kids love strawberries and watermelon. Mix the two with lemon juice, water and sugar in a blender to make a delicious watermelon and strawberry lemonade.
Juices are more delicious when in the form of smoothies. Blend mixed berries, strawberry, banana, yogurt, sugar and milk together to create a yummy Berry Smoothie.
Kids love orange juice and what’s more appealing than adding a hint of vanilla to their favorite drink. Take oranges, milk, sugar, water, ice and some vanilla blend them to make a nice glass of “Orange Snowman.”
Blend apple juice, orange juice, banana juice with pineapple juice to make a glass of yummy mixed fruit juice. Garnish it with some mint and serve cold.
Tips for getting kids to drink fruit juices daily
It’s always advisable to give kids a different drink every day. Garnish it with something interesting, enhancing its look and appeal. Kids love colorful stuff so mixing two or three fruit juices together is not a bad idea.
Warning! Add little or no sugar to juices, else your kid may get addicted to sugar. Read some interesting facts about juices here.