Healthy Children - January 2018

 Cook’s Corner: Apple Cider Smoothie

Here’s a delicious, healthy snack that staff and children can make in a Head Start classroom or a home with their families.



  • 2 red apples, cored and sliced but not peeled
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Pour the water into the blender
  2. Add the apples to the blender
  3. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until the smoothie is creamy
  4. Add the ground cinnamon and stir


Makes 2 Servings

Safety Tip: An adult should core and slice the apples.



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