Constipated Toddler Smoothie


Constipated Toddler Smoothie 

Constipation is a common problem for many young children; it can be painful, uncomfortable and make them feel quite miserable. Hydration and “p” fruits are always recommended; pears, prunes, plums and peaches are key to helping to get things moving.

This delicious smoothie is packed with ingredients to help relieve constipation and tastes delicious too!

What’s in it?  

Chia Seeds - are high in soluble fibre which can helps soften stool.

 Prunes - a natural laxative

Kefir - contains probiotics which are live bacteria known to help restore balance in the gut, thereby improving digestion and constipation.

 Blueberries & Strawberries - are rich source of nutrients, including dietary fiber, which can help alleviate and prevent constipation

Dates - a natural laxative

 

Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 0 mins

Serves: 2 servings 

Suitable From: 10 months + 

Can be frozen for 3 months  into Popsicles 


What do you need?

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/3 cup kefir

1/4 cup blueberries & strawberries

2 tbsps chia seeds

3 prunes

3 dates

 

Then....

1. Blitz together all of the ingredients until smooth. If you prefer a thinner consistency, add a like more coconut milk.

  

Note:

This is not intended to replace medical advice. If your toddler has regular or chronic constipation seek professional medical advice from your paediatrician.