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Crowd Pleasing Green Smoothie

A delicious green smoothie that everyone can love. This nourishing drink is made with pear, lime, banana and kale (...but you'd almost never know it!). A healthy snack or breakfast on-the-go. This smoothie comes together in minutes. Can be meal prepped for the freezer in advance.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 2 Bartlett pears, chopped
  • cups chopped kale
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • teaspoons hemp seeds (more for garnish, optional)
  • cups cold water (more, if needed)
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Instructions

  • Blend: Add pears, kale, banana, lime juice, ginger, hemp seeds, water, and ice to a blender. Blend until smooth. Add more water, if needed, until smoothie is your desired consistency.
    2 Bartlett pears, chopped, 2½ cups chopped kale, 2 bananas, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger, 1½ teaspoons hemp seeds, 1½ cups cold water, 1 cup ice cubes
  • Serve: Garnish smoothies with extra hemp seeds (if using). Enjoy!

Notes

  1. Make ahead option: Add pre-portioned batch of pears, kale, bananas (chopped), and ginger to a freezer bag. Freeze until needed. Then, add the frozen ingredients to a blender, along with fresh lime juice, hemp seeds, and water. Because the ingredients are frozen you can reduce or skip the ice; you may also need to add more water.

Nutrition

Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 1034mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 8519IU | Vitamin C: 123mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 2mg