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.
2 ripe pears, pitted and coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon (5 ml) ginger root, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 cup (250ml) skim milk
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.
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