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Boost Hydration with Coconut Water

Boost Hydration with Coconut Water

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Fruity Coconut Water Freeze Pops 

Popsicles never fail to please! These are great to eat on their own or add to a tall glass of water.

Ingredients:

  • Paradise Punch, Apple Island or Cherry flavored Vita Coco Kids
  • Frozen pineapple tidbits or chunks, wild blueberries or raspberries

Directions:

  1. Pour vita coco kids in ice tray or popsicle containers
  2. Place 1-2 pieces of fruit in containers
  3. Freeze, remove from tray, eat and enjoy –they’re fun and refreshing!

Apple Island Refresh

Lunch is often rushed at many schools today. So including a new beverage can help keep your child stay hydrated while adding to their daily fruit requirement.  Plus most kids enjoy a cold refreshing beverage!

Ingredients:

  • 6oz Vita Coco Kids apple island coconut water
  • ¼ cup frozen mango
  • ¼ cup frozen pineapple
  • ½ fresh kiwi
  • 3 ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients listed in blender.
  2. Blend and serve.

Nutrient Information:

  • Calories: 102
  • Protein: 0.95 g
  • Carb: 25.65 g
  • Fat: 0.39 g
  • Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Potassium: 422 mg
  • Vitamin A: 24 µg RAE

Cherry Nectarine Coco Water

Yum! Cherry coconut water combined with a sweet nectarine chilled to perfection. This makes a great snack before or after soccer, tennis or dance class!

  • 1 cherry vita coco water – 6oz
  • 1 small nectarine
  • 3 – 5 ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients listed in blender.
  2. Blend and serve.

Nutrient Information:

  • Calories: 92
  • Protein: 1.37 g
  • Carb: 22.61 g
  • Fat: 0.41 g
  • Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Potassium: 459 mg


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Melissa is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator with a masters in nutrition education. She is founder of SuperKids Nutrition Inc. where she is “saving the world, one healthy food at a time.” Read more about her Super Crew children’s books and her experience as a registered dietitian on the founder’s page. Discover how nutrition can help you live your best health potential through her on-line courses and subscribe to her blog, Melissa’s Healthy Living, for nutrition updates.


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