Breakfast Pear Smoothie

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 5 min.
This smoothie is a pear-fect breakfast or afternoon snack. Super-quick to make, it's loaded with fiber, vitamin C, and calcium and low in calories.

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe pear, cored and chopped
  • 1 large orange, peeled
  • 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • 2 Tbs granulated sugar

Directions

  • Place all ingredients in blender and blend until thick. Enjoy!

Substitution Tip: You can easily substitute vanilla soy milk with skim or low-fat milk and ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract. For an added calcium boost, add a container of your favorite yogurt!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 170
  Calories from Fat 12 (7%)
(2%)Total Fat 1g
(1%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(0%)Sodium 8mg
(10%)Potassium 352mg
Total Carbohydrate 39g
(22%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 30g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(7%)Protein 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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