Purposeful Pear Green Smoothie
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5 from 3 votes

Purposeful Pear Green Smoothie

This smoothie is not only green, it's also banana-free. It's made with a base of spinach, ripe pears, avocado, dates, and fresh lemon juice. Light, refreshing, and nourishing, this smoothie proves that green can be oh-so-good.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Smoothie
Servings: 1 (24-ounce) smoothie or 2 (12-ounce) smoothies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups loosely-packed baby spinach
  • 1 ripe pear, cored and roughly diced
  • 1 1/4 cups filtered water
  • 1/4 cup ice
  • 2 tablespoons ripe avocado (about 1/4 an avocado)
  • 2 pitted medjool dates or to taste, to sweeten
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon shelled hemp seeds (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons peeled and minced fresh ginger root or to taste

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender, and blend on high until smooth and creamy.