Here's an easy solution I came up with and it's been working really well of us.
My kids love
They are smoothie packs.
I admit the photo isn't too appetizing, however having these little packages ready and in your freezer, will soon become your friend.
What I do is measure out about a weeks worth of ingredients in little ziplocs.
In each bag will be a couple of fruits (I use varying combinations of frozen mango, raspberries, strawberries) and a chopped banana, 1/4 cup of wheat germ, 1 tbsp protein powder.
The boys just grab a bag out of the freezer and I blend the contents with 1 cup of yogurt and 1/2 cup of orange juice and sometimes a drizzle of honey.
The juice and yogurt can also be poured into ice cube trays and when frozen they can be popped out of the trays and added to the bags.
Then blend baby, blend!
There is no need to thaw, but if you prefer to throw the contents into the blender so they thaw in there, that way you don't lose any of the juices.
I set up an assembly line on my counter and make enough for both boys for the week.
A quick, healthy snack, packed full of goodness and provides lots of energy.
My little hockey players love them!!!