Perfect Pear Smoothie with Blueberries and Honey
Smoothie is everyone’s favorite since it needs easy ingredients to find and not much tools required to make it. Pear smoothie is one of the best smoothies you must try if you really love smoothies.
It only needs five minutes to prepare, perfect option for busy ones. Everything you need to know about this special smoothie is detailed below. Make sure you save the recipe so you can make it every time.
Why Pear is the Right Smoothie Ingredient
Pear comes in many variations, including Red Anjou, Bartlett, Bosc, and many more. No matter which type you pick for your smoothie, you better know what the pears can do for your body. What makes every type of pears different is the antioxidants level. However, all pears have these health benefits for you:
- Pears are low glycemic fruit
Because of the soluble fiber contained by pears, this fruit will not spike our blood sugar drastically, unlike the other fruits. Fibers would keep our digestive healthy while managing our satiety and the balance of blood sugar. The easily digested character of pears along with the fat or protein contained by the fruit allow pear smoothie will make us feel satisfied longer.
- The best antioxidants source
Pears come with lots of antioxidants such as vitamin C that our body needs. Every pear contains 8 milligrams vitamin C. Antioxidant is going to help repairing our cell and push cell regeneration. Vitamin is also giving powerful boost not only to immune system but also to our bones, teeth, and skin.
Blueberries – Perfect Pair for Pears
Blueberries are pears’ best friend when it is about smoothie. To gain maximum health benefits of the superfruit, you need to choose and store your blueberries properly. When looking for fresh blueberries, pick ones with firm look and that are not moisture. Moisture’s presence is going to make them spoil. You can store your blueberries in fridge but it is best to consume them within few days.
Before freezing your blueberries to make them smoothie with the pears, make sure you spread them out on baking sheet then place them inside your freezer until they’re frozen. When they are frozen, store them inside plastic bags. Use blueberries for smoothies and breakfast cereals you can combine with yogurt.
Course : Drinks, Breakfast
Cuisine : American
Keyword : Pear Smoothie, Blueberry Smoothie
Prep Time : 5 minutes
Cook Time : –
Total Time : 5 minutes
Servings : 4 cups
Calories : 128 kcal
- 1 pear, quarter it and seed it
- 2 cups of frozen blueberries
- 1 or 2 tablespoons of agave or honey to add some more taste your smoothie
- 1½ cups of Greek yogurt, pick the plain one whether whole fat, fat free, or low fat
- ½ cup of cold water
- Fill your blender bowl with the entire ingredients on the list above.
- Blend them all until smooth.
- Serve and enjoy your pear smoothie during summer or winter or anytime you desire.
The recipe above is just for four cups of smoothie. Double the ingredients if you want to make more cups for your loved ones.