A fresh fruit smoothie is a delicious, nutritious, and energizing snack or breakfast in many different regions of the world. Try this refreshing, tropically inspired variation. It is quick, easy, and super tasty!


  • ¾ cup pineapple juice
  • ¾ cup guava juice
  • 1 cup fresh mango cut in chunks
  • 1 ½ cups strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • ¾ cup vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. honey


  1. Add ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Serves 2


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James and the Giant Peach/ James y el Melocoton Gigante (Spanish or English)
by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake, translated by Leopoldo Rodriguez
When magic touches an old peachtree, strange things start happening. A giant peach grows as large as a house, and when James crawls inside, the adventure begins. 

Apple Farmer Annie / Anna Cultiva Manzanas (Spanish or English)
by Monica Wellington, translated by Eida Del Risco 
Ana grows and sells apples, and she makes cider and applesauce and muffins. A glossary helps kids learn the names of Ana's delicious ingredients in both languages.  

Pie in the Sky (English)
by Lois Ehlert
A father and child watch the cherry tree in their back yard, waiting until there are ripe cherries to bake in a pie. Includes a recipe for cherry pie. 

Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher (English)
by Molly Bang, illustrated by Molly Garrett Bang
The strawberry snatcher tries to wrest the strawberries from the grey lady but as he follows her through shops and woods he discovers some delicious blackberries instead.  

Blueberries for Sal (English)
by Robert McCloskey
A little girl named Sal goes blueberry picking with her mother. Just like the little bear she meets picking berries, Sal is more concerned with eating the berries, than picking them. Eventually Sal and the cub end up on a mixed up adventure.