Recipe: Wakey Wakey – An Energy Shakey! – Fruit Smoothie & Quiche Cups

1 min
Aug 6, 2020
Shake Ingredients
  • 2 cups Mixed Frozen or Fresh Berries of Choice
  • 1 (frozen) Banana
  • ½ cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • ½ cup milk, (almond, rice)
  • (If you want some extra energy without losing that sweet taste: Spinach, frozen cauliflower, kale, zucchini, chi/flaxseed, oats or nut butters are great hidden delights)
Quiche Cup Ingredients
  • 1 can Pillsbury™ crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup spinach
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • (Add anything else you’d like! – Broccoli, mushrooms, peppers, feta cheese)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8 muffin cups with No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  2. Separate each can of crescent dough into 8 triangles. Press 1 triangle on the bottom and up the side of each muffin cup.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in spinach, salt and pepper until well mixed. Fold in cheese. Fill each cup to the top with egg mixture (do not overfill).
  4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean and edges of rolls are golden brown. Remove from pan. Serve warm.
  5. While that is baking,
  6. Blend all the shake ingredients together for 2-3 minutes in a high-powered blender until texture is consistent. Add more milk or berries to get the texture just right!  Pour into a cup and enjoy!
  How Your Child Can Help and Learn: Pat down crescent dough to muffin tin – “Pat gently” - Concentration Pass you the bigger or small measuring cups – “I need the Bigger cup please.” – Math concepts Pour into or from measuring cups – “Poor Slowly so it doesn’t spill over and make a mess.” –   Motor Control, Conscious their behaviours have consequences. Stir and mix – Watching ingredients transforming colour and turn shape/form/texture Blend – push the button and observe the blending and transformation from solid to a liquid - Science