Category: Quick (5 Minutes or Less)

Triple Berry Banana Smoothie

triple berry smoothie in two cups next to a glass bowl of frozen fruit and a ripe banana

My little one loves to help out around the house, but I sometimes struggle to find safe, mess-free, and truly helpful chores for a 4-year-old to handle—especially in the kitchen. One task we’ve had success with is smoothie making. My list of kitchen staple ingredients includes frozen berries—which are perfect for little hands to handle

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Agua de Fresa con Limón (Strawberry Water with Lemon)

glass of agua de fresa (aguas frescas) garnished with mint and a strawberry on a wooden surface

Lying somewhere in the middle ground between flavored water and juice, the classic Mexican drink aguas frescas (lit. “fresh waters”) comes in many different varieties, often featuring fresh fruit. I use frozen strawberries in my version because they are already a staple ingredient in my kitchen and come conveniently pre-hulled. Garnish with a sprig of

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