Pears are an excellent source of fibers, as well as vitamins A, C, E, and B complex. They are also rich in nutrients such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, sulfur, sodium, and iron. Pears also have antioxidant properties, which help the body get rid of harmful free radicals.
Go Nuts! Nutty Pear Smoothie
This pear smoothie with a nutty twist is a perfect during hot summer days. Take it to cool down and feel invigorated.
2 pcs medium-sized pears, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup cashew nuts, crushed (almonds may also be used)
1 cup rice milk (or almond milk if using almonds)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 stick celery, chopped 1 cup spinach leaves
1 cup crushed ice
1 tbsp. flax seeds (optional)
Manuka honey (for added sweetness)
- Put rice milk, chopped celery, and spinach leaves in the food processor and blend until they are well-mixed.
- Add in crushed ice, cubed pears, cashew nuts, lemon juice, and also flax seeds if Adjust the sweetness according to your taste by adding manuka honey.
- Mix altogether until smooth. Pour in tall glasses and serve.