banana and pear smoothie

Banana and Pear Smoothie Recipe

Boost your energy with this morning banana and pear smoothie. One serving contains nearly a quarter of your daily requirement of vitamin C. In addition, it contains a good amount of fiber (28% daily value), which promotes digestion and regularity.

Ingredients

2 ripe pears, pitted and coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon (5 ml) ginger root, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 banana
1 cup (250ml) skim milk
Ice
Sprinkle cinnamon on top

Tips from the chef

According to a study by the University of Illinois, fiber can also help boost the immune system.

Preparation

2 servings
Mix all ingredients.

Nutritional intake

Per serving: 199 calories, 6 g protein, 1 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 47 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 2 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium

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