When parents or kids need a quick energy fix, but there’s no time for cooking, smoothies are a great meal in a glass. Smoothies are fast food packed with nutrition, and kids will think they are getting a milkshake that tastes great, and its great for them. When you’re in a hurry but want a meal in a minute that isn’t chicken nuggets, try these great ingredients for delicious smoothies that are fresh, healthy and energy-packed.

Bring on the protein:

When you want to add in some protein to your smoothie, but you don’t want a load of sugar, cholesterol and artificial ingredients like those found in a lot of protein supplements, scoop in in heaping helping of Protein Plus Energy Powder. Made from protein in peanuts, this plant-based protein is great tasting, contains 17 grams of protein per serving, is high in fiber, low in sodium, and cholesterol free. It contains no GMOs or artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners. Protein Energy Power comes in four flavors including original, chocolate, honey and banana, and is available online and at select retail locations including Publix stores and at http://www.proteinplusflour.com. $28.99 for 20 ounces (including shipping).



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