Banana Pear Smoothie
Power up your morning with this pear-and-banana smoothie. One serving has almost a quarter of your daily vitamin C requirements. Plus, it has a good amount of fibre (28 percent of the daily value), which promotes digestion and regularity. According to a University of Illinois study, fibre can also help boost the immune system.
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- 2 ripe pears pitted and coarsely chopped
- 1 tsp ginger root peeled and coarsely chopped
- 1 banana
- 1 cup skim milk
- handful ice
- Sprinkle cinnamon on top
- Blend all ingredients together.
Per serving: 199 calories, 6 g protein, 1 g fat (0 g saturated), 47 g carbohydrates, 7 g fibre, 2 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium