Pear and Ginger Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie makes a great snack when your body and mind need a lift. The sweet pears, spicy ginger, and rich spinach and celery combine with the cooling cucumber for an overall refreshing blend.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 3 medium pears, cored
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled
  • 1 medium stalk celery
  • ½" piece fresh gingerroot, peeled
  • 1 cup kefir, divided

Directions

  • Combine spinach, pears, cucumber, celery, ginger, and ½ cup kefir in a blender and blend until thoroughly combined.
  • Add remaining ½ cup kefir while blending until desired consistency is achieved.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 3 medium pears, cored
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled
  • 1 medium stalk celery
  • ½" piece fresh gingerroot, peeled
  • 1 cup kefir, divided

Directions

  • Combine spinach, pears, cucumber, celery, ginger, and ½ cup kefir in a blender and blend until thoroughly combined.
  • Add remaining ½ cup kefir while blending until desired consistency is achieved.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium120mg
Total Carbohydrate57g
Dietary Fiber11g
Sugars39g
Protein9g