Beet Smoothies for Everyone!

The garden tells us, ‘what’s cooking.’ Literally. This week’s beets were giving, and it only made sense to prepare something sweet and cold for this hot summer weather. Kids learned how to make beet-banana-smoothies. Easy and a high energy booster!     

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Winter-Garden Kitchen Lab

Biologist and Natural Science educator Monica Franchy visits St. John’s and offers a one-day digital and culinary class. Ms. Franchy showed videos about how almonds grow from the perspective of a bee, the origins and nutritional benefits of the almonds. Taught the kids how to make almond milk from scratch and prepare a blueberry smoothie.…

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Mango Strawberry Mint Smoothie

This week we started getting tropical and made a mango strawberry smoothie. The ingredients: Organic mango chunks, fresh organic strawberries, fresh organic basil, almond milk, and a scoop of goat yogurt. Kids liked it so much, they asked me to make it again!  

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Strawberry, Blueberry Coconut Smoothie

The children asked for smoothies and smoothies they got! Strawberries, blueberries, almond milk, and honey smoothies. We watched a video about how honey is made. The queen bee lays 2,000 eggs per day, creating the workforce necessary to make honey. One hive of bees can yield up to 7 pounds of honey, which is more…

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