For most people, eating is a fun, satisfying, and social experience. For picky eaters, it can be more challenging. Individuals with autism and other sensory sensitivities often struggle to get the nutrients they need due to difficulty tolerating a variety of food textures, temperatures, and colors. Try this easy, nutrient-dense recipe designed to gently introduce new flavors and textures.
Banana Berry Smoothie (Makes 1-2 servings)
1 medium ripe banana
½ ripe avocado
¼ cup berries, fresh or frozen
½ cup water
1 tablespoon coconut oil
¼ cup ice (optional)
Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.