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


  • 1 cup spinach
  • 3 medium pears, cored
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled
  • 1 medium stalk celery
  • 1 piece (1⁄2 inch) fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 cup kefir, divided


  • Combine spinach, pears, cucumber, celery, ginger, and 1⁄2 cup kefir in a blender and blend until thoroughly combined.
  • Add remaining 1⁄2 cup kefir while blending until desired consistency is achieved.