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Put Out the Fire Pear Smoothie Recipe

Put Out the Fire Pear Smoothie Recipe

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August 11, 2014

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Apple Cider Vinegar is a natural remedy for heartburn. It helps balance the acid in the stomach and can help stop symptoms in their tracks.

2

Servings

185

Calories Per Serving

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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 fresh pear, peeled and cored
  • 1 Cup plain yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon raw organic honey
  • Dash of cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)

Directions

Blend ingredients until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Servings2

Calories Per Serving185

Total Fat4g6%

Sugar24gN/A

Saturated3g13%

Cholesterol16mg5%

Protein5g9%

Carbs30g10%

Vitamin A34µg4%

Vitamin B120.5µg7.6%

Vitamin C5mg8%

Vitamin D0.1µgN/A

Vitamin E0.2mg0.9%

Vitamin K4µg5%

Calcium166mg17%

Fiber3g12%

Folate (food)15µgN/A

Folate equivalent (total)15µg4%

Iron0.5mg2.8%

Magnesium27mg7%

Monounsaturated1gN/A

Niacin (B3)0.3mg1.3%

Phosphorus138mg20%

Polyunsaturated0.2gN/A

Potassium391mg11%

Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg11.9%

Sodium64mg3%

Sugars, added9gN/A

Zinc0.9mg5.9%

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15 Smoothie Recipes with Yogurt

Want to add yogurt to smoothies? Great idea. Yogurt is an ideal ingredient for smoothies because it adds a good amount of protein, which makes it a filling breakfast or snack. Greek yogurt adds a whopping 12 grams of protein per half cup. It also adds live probiotics, which can aid in gut health, as well as calcium and vitamin B-12 (source). So why not add a bit of it to your morning smoothie?

Here a few things to note about smoothie recipes with yogurt:

  • Use plain, unflavored yogurt. Flavored yogurts have added sugars and artificial flavors. All the recipes below call for plain yogurt.
  • Substitute plain yogurt for Greek if you like. Greek yogurt is thicker and makes for a creamier smoothie, but you can substitute plain yogurt if that’s what you have.
  • You can always add more! Most of the smoothie recipes below call for about 1/2 cup Greek yogurt for 2 small servings. You can always add a bit more if you want to amp the protein.


Health Benefits of a Glowing Green Smoothie

Romaine Lettuce– This lettuce has a neutral taste, so it doesn’t overpower this smoothie. It’s a surprisingly good source of beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant that’s been found to protect against aging.

Also, romaine’s packed with vitamin C, an antioxidant that aids in building collagen, the structural protein that is needed in creating firm and healthy skin. Along with vitamin C, vitamins A and the B vitamins promote skin health and protect against signs of aging. Bonus—Romaine lettuce has a high water content for skin hydration!

Spinach– Spinach is an iron powerhouse (and doesn’t alter the taste of the glowing green smoothie). It’s one of the richest sources of iron among the leafy greens. Iron helps transport oxygen around the body and aids in energy production. If you’re feeling tired and low-energy, try adding more iron to your diet.

Lemon– Lemons have a high vitamin C content. Vitamin C neutralizes the free radicals that cause oxidative damage and skin aging. Vitamin C is also crucial for collagen production, as it’s necessary for growth and development of tissues. The alkalizing power of lemons also help neutralize toxins, expedite the disposal of waste, and stimulate digestion.

Apples and pears– Apples and pears help to balance out the bitterness of the greens with some natural sweetness. Apples and pears are also high in vitamin C, and this powerful antioxidant promotes the growth of new and healthy cells, including skin cells and collagen. Plus, you’ll get a healthy dose of dietary fiber and pectin.

Plant-Based Protein Powder- I recommend adding Protein Smoothie Boost. This gives you 10 additional grams of protein, omega 3’s and healthy fats to keep you full and nourished. You can make this nutritious glowing green smoothie every morning for radiant skin!


14 Smoothie Recipes For A Quick And Super Healthy Breakfast

Most of us end up skipping breakfast because we don’t have the time to cook in the morning. The solution? Simple! Just put some fruits in the blender with a little yoghurt and ice, give it a spin and you’re good to go. Smoothies are loaded with vitamins, minerals, natural sugars, probiotics and fibre, making them a super healthy breakfast option. They’re also extremely filling, so they’ll keep you full until lunchtime.

Here are a few recipes to get you started. Once you get the hang of it, you can start experimenting with your own combinations. You can actually make smoothies out of whichever fruits you like, or out of whichever fruits you have at home. They’re also a good way to use up fruits that are slightly overripe or bruised – you can just dump them into a smoothie if you don’t want to eat them plain and you’ll never know the difference. Nuts, honey, lemon juice, fresh coconut, flax seeds and herbs make for good smoothie ingredients – they add both flavour and nutritional value, so use them whenever possible!

1. Apple Ginger Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1 apple, peeled, deseeded and chopped
• 1/2 inch piece of ginger, peeled
• Juice of two limes
• 1/4 cup honey
• 1 cup water
• 1 cup ice

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: Food Network

2. Grape Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1 cup milk
• 1 cup black grapes, seedless
• 1/2 cup yoghurt
• 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
• 1 cup ice

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: All Smoothie Recipes

3. Strawberry Oats Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1/4 cup strawberries, halved
• 1 banana, sliced
• 1/4 almonds, chopped
• 1/4 cup oats
• 1 cup yoghurt
• 1 tsp honey or maple syrup

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: Martha Stewart

4. Banana Blend Smoothie

Ingredients
• 2 bananas, sliced
• 1/2 cup yoghurt
• 1/2 cup milk
• 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
• 2 tsp honey
• A pinch of cinnamon
• 1 cup ice

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: Food Network

5. Watermelon Smoothie

Ingredients
• 2 cups watermelon cubes, deseeded
• 1/3 cup yoghurt
• 2 tbsp chopped mint

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: My Recipes

6. Apple Date Smoothie

Ingredients
• 10 dates, deseeded and finely chopped
• 2 cups roughly chopped apples, peeled and deseeded
• 2 cups chilled milk
• A few drops of vanilla essence
• A dash of cinnamon powder

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth and frothy.

*Recipe Courtesy: Tarla Dalal

7. Cantaloupe Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1/2 cantaloupe, peeled, deseeded and cubed
• 1/2 cup yoghurt
• 1 tbsp honey
• 3 ice cubes

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

8. Banana Orange Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1 cup yoghurt
• 1 banana, sliced
• 1 cup orange juice
• Dash of salt
• Dash of cinnamon powder
• 1/4 tsp vanilla essence

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: My Recipes

9. Honeydew Mint Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1/2 honeydew melon, peeled, deseeded and cut into chunks
• 1/2 cup coconut milk
• 4-5 fresh mint leaves
• 1 tsp lime juice
• Drizzle of honey

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Add more honey if desired.

*Recipe Courtesy: Will Cook For Friends

10. Banana Pear Smoothie

Ingredients
• 2 ripe pears, deseeded and cubed
• 1/2 inch piece of ginger, peeled
• 1 banana, sliced
• 1 cup milk
• Handful of ice
• Dash of cinnamon

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: Best Health Mag

11. Spinach Orange Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1 orange, peeled and deseeded
• 1/2 banana, sliced
• 1 cup spinach, roughly chopped
• 1/4 cup coconut water
• 1/2 cup ice

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Add more coconut water if desired.

*Recipe Courtesy: Savvy Sassy Moms

12. Beet, Carrot & Radish Smoothie

Ingredients
• 1 beetroot, cubed
• 3 medium-sized carrots, sliced
• 1 radish, sliced
• 1 clove garlic
• A large handful of parsley, roughly chopped

Method
• Blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: Prevention

13. Coconuty Pineapple Smoothie

Ingredients
• 2 1/2 cups coconut water, divided
• 2 cups chopped pineapple
• 1 1/2 tsp lime juice
• 1 tbsp honey

Method
• Freeze 2 cups of coconut water into ice cubes.
• Then, blend all the ingredients until smooth.

*Recipe Courtesy: Food Network

14. Apricot Mango Smoothie

Ingredients
• 6 apricots, peeled, pitted and chopped
• 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted and chopped
• 1 cup yoghurt
• 4 tsp lemon juice
• 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
• 8 ice cubes

Method
• Add all the ingredients except the ice cubes to the blender and process for 10 seconds.
• Add the ice cubes and process for another 10 seconds, or until smooth.


Drink Your Oats: 5 Nourishing Whole-Grain Smoothie Recipes

In the early fall as the mornings get just a touch cooler, the breakfast options can get all the more hectic. There are often new school schedules to contend with, or at the very least, new school traffic to contend with. While granola bars or quick oatmeal are easy options, the substantial smoothie is a great way to mix things up this time of year.

In the summer, smoothies so often consist mainly of seasonal berries or stone fruit with a good dollop of yogurt and maybe a dash of honey. A few years ago, The New York Times wrote about substantial smoothies and that’s where we find ourselves today, departing from berry-heavy breakfasts and looking ahead to something that will keep us going until lunchtime. And so we have: the whole-grain smoothie.

Have you ever added oats to a smoothie? Folks do it in a few different ways: the most obvious being just to dump oats right on into your blender. The other is giving your oats a good grind in a spice grinder or food processor first to make them a little less noticeable in the final smoothie. For me, the latter seems a bit fussy and I don’t mind a smoothie with a bit more texture. Regardless of your approach to the oats, we’ve gathered five different recipes from around the internet to get you started:


Probiotics

I think we all know the health benefits of probiotics but here is a refresher. They are live organisms that give you the gastrointestinal health benefits in helping alleviate diarrhea, constipation, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcers, allergies, and lactose intolerance. Probiotics can also enhance immune functions and protect against colon and bladder cancers. Those are great benefits from a yummy smoothie!!

This is all great but say you don&rsquot have the time or energy to make a smoothie or you don&rsquot enjoy yogurt. You can still get the benefits of probiotics from taking a supplement. There are many you can take such as Bio-K+ probiotics, which give you all the benefits.

I hope you enjoy Amber&rsquos smoothie and get creative and see what you come up with. They are great and kids love them too!


12 Refreshing Smoothie Recipes You Can Enjoy Every Month of the Year

Break out your blender and try a new smoothie every month!

Related To:

A Year of Smoothies

Looking for a healthy snack to power you through the brand-new year? Give one of these delicious and fruity smoothie recipes a try. We've got everything from peach-raspberry to hot cocoa!

Recipes developed by Jessica D'ambrosio, Melissa Gaman, Young Sun Huh, Khalil Hymore, Steve Jackson and Amy Stevenson.

Photographs by David Malosh.

January: Tropical Citrus Smoothie

Blend 1 peeled clementine, 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks, 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks, 2/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage, 2 teaspoons light brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon each ground turmeric and grated lime zest and 1 teaspoon lime juice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and garnish with a clementine slice.

February: Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Soak 1 tablespoon chia seeds in water for 5 minutes drain. Blend 1 cup frozen dragon fruit chunks, 1 chopped peeled Bartlett pear, 3/4 cup frozen pitted cherries, 1 tablespoon each lime juice and honey and 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger in a blender until smooth stir in the chia seeds. Pour into a glass and garnish with a lime wedge.

March: Super Green Smoothie

Blend 2 cups chopped mixed greens (such as kale, spinach, and/or Swiss chard), 1 1/2 cups cold coconut water, 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks, 1 chopped peeled green apple, 1/2 avocado, 2 teaspoons each greens powder, honey or agave, grated fresh ginger and lemon juice and 1 cup ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass.

April: Carrot Cake Smoothie

Blend 1 1/2 cups grated carrots (about 3 carrots), 1/2 cup each frozen banana slices and cottage cheese, 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, a pinch of nutmeg and 1 cup ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and sprinkle with cinnamon.

May: Strawberry Margarita Smoothie

Rub the rim of a glass with a lime wedge coat in chile-lime seasoning. Blend 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries, 3/4 cup orange juice, 1/4 cup aloe juice and 1/4 cup frozen lime margarita mix in a blender until smooth. Pour into the glass and garnish with a strawberry.

June: Blueberry Crumble Smoothie

Blend 2 cups frozen blueberries, 1 cup oat milk, 1/4 cup granola, 3 tablespoons vanilla protein powder, 2 tablespoons almond butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and top with more granola.

July: Peach-Raspberry Smoothie

Peel and quarter 1 orange. Rub the rim of a glass with one of the orange wedges coat in crushed freeze-dried raspberries. Make the peach layer: Blend the orange wedges, 1 1/2 cups frozen sliced peaches, 1 cup peach nectar and 1 teaspoon light honey in a blender until smooth, adding up to 1/4 cup more peach nectar if needed. Pour into the glass. Make the raspberry layer: Blend 1/2 cup frozen raspberries, 1/3 cup raspberry sorbet, 1 teaspoon light honey and 1/3 cup water until smooth. Pour over the peach layer.

August: Tomato-Watermelon Smoothie

Blend 1/2 cup each diced tomatoes and cherry tomatoes, 3/4 cup frozen watermelon cubes, 1/2 cup frozen sliced strawberries, 2 large basil leaves, 1 tablespoon honey and a small pinch of salt in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and garnish with a watermelon wedge.

September: Oatmeal–Chocolate Chip Smoothie

Pulse 1/4 cup rolled or quick-cooking oats in a blender until finely ground, about 10 seconds. Add 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 tablespoons each dark chocolate chips and tahini, 3 Medjool dates (pitted and torn), 1/2 teaspoon each cinnamon and vanilla, a pinch of kosher salt and 2 cups ice and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and top with chopped dark chocolate chips and a pinch of flaky salt.

October: Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie

Freeze 1 cup cold brew coffee in an ice cube tray. Blend the frozen cold brew cubes and 1/2 cup regular ice with 3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree, 1 small frozen sliced banana, 2/3 cup milk, 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and swirl in 2 tablespoons vanilla yogurt with a spoon.

November: Cranberry-Apple Smoothie

Puree 1 frozen chopped peeled Gala apple with 3/4 cup apple cider or juice, 1/3 cup frozen cranberries, 2 tablespoons apple butter, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of salt and 3 to 5 ice cubes in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and top with apple slices.

December: Hot Cocoa Smoothie

Blend 3/4 cup chocolate oat milk, 1 frozen sliced banana, 2 tablespoons each chocolate protein powder and chocolate nut butter, 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder, a pinch each of cinnamon and cayenne and 1 cup ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and top with marshmallow fluff and cacao nibs.


Green Acai Smoothie


Source: Elizabeth Rider

So, I have a really strange 7 year old son lol…

I could give you a whole novel of things that make him a certified weirdo, but one of his quirky qualities is liking smoothies. But not just any smoothie, he only wants “gween smoothies”

I have to admit I probably have something to do with green smoothie situation. After my daughter was born I was motivated, and I mean, really motivated, to drop the baby weight

I hated the way my body looked, and that little girl really did a number on any abdominal muscles I had left, if any. So I went on a full on green smoothie kick because I thought it really doesn’t get any healthier than a bunch of spinach inside my smoothie, right?

My son loved taking sips of my smoothie, and now he will seriously only drink a smoothie if it’s green…You better believe I have green food coloring on hand like the con artist I am

As far as green smoothies go, this is the one to try

This acai green smoothie recipe was the first time I had ever put avocado in my smoothie, and the hype is REAL!

The creamy consistency makes for the perfect consistency and the healthy fats make me feel full. That combined with banana, cashews (also a first time cashew smoothie adder in this recipe), and honey makes the perfect sweet green smoothie that tastes nothing like the ones I was forcing down that my son weirdly enjoys

She uses packs of sambazon acai juice but frozen. If you’re not an everyday smoothie drinker I highly recommend these frozen packets because you can take them out of the freezer and pop them into your smoothie at any time

You can get them at Target or Walmart, and I’m assuming any health store too, and they are less than 6 dollars. My son and I are green machines and we love it!


Reese Witherspoon Just Shared the Smoothie Recipe She's Been Using for 8 Years

Mornings are crazy — especially if you’ve got kids to get ready and out the door. You need something fast, easy and filled with all the nutrients needed to power you through your hectic schedule and there’s really only one recipe that checks all of those boxes: a smoothie. Reese Witherspoon knows this and that’s why she’s relied on the same delicious smoothie recipe to kick off her mornings for eight years. Or nine? She’s not entirely sure, but she’s been drinking this healthy concoction for a long time.

Witherspoon shared the recipe for her go-to breakfast on Instagram yesterday. “This is the smoothie that I drink every single day, and I have probably for eight years, nine years, I don’t even know,” the Big Little Lies star, explained.

To make the smoothie, Witherspoon uses a lot of vegetables. First, she adds in two full heads of romaine lettuce, some spinach and celery. To balance out the bitterness from the veggies, she adds one apple, one pear and a banana. She finishes by adding the pulp from one lemon to add lots of brightness and some coconut water to mix it all together. This recipe makes two smoothies and she stores one in the fridge for the following day.

Witherspoon says she drinks this smoothie around 10 a.m. and she doesn’t get hungry until around 1 p.m. but if you want to make it a little more substantial, she notes that you can add anything from almond butter to flax seeds.

Of course Witherspoon whips up this super healthy drink in a super expensive Vitamix. Don’t get us wrong, we love Vitamix, but if you don’t want to shell out hundreds to make the same delicious smoothie, check out these affordable alternatives in the gallery below.

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Choosing the Right Ingredients

Our standard fruit smoothie recipe starts with a banana or apple and yogurt, but anything you can imagine can work. We've made delicious treats with peanut butter, pineapple, carrots, spinach and kale, and more. We've even added celery to the spinach pear grape smoothie. If you're going for complete nutrition, adding protein powder to smoothies puts power in your day without changing the flavor.

You don't have to break the bank by paying out the nose for little bags of washed, chopped, and frozen fruit at the store. Freezing your own fresh fruit takes less time than you think, and you can make your own mixture of ingredients&mdashready to dump a little baggie in your blender!

The amount of ice affects how smooth or chunky your smoothie is (assuming your blender's motor is powerful enough to handle everything you put in it). The more ice, generally the chunkier the end result given the same amount of blending time. Too much ice or too much frozen fruit and you'll end up with a sorbet&mdashdelicious, but harder to drink through a straw.

What does all of this deliciousness mean for your calorie needs? Nutrient information depends on the ingredients. If you're not careful, you can make a drink that eats up most of your recommended calorie daily values! A quarter-cup of low-fat Greek yogurt per recipe will add tang and texture without ruining your diet. A single serving of an 8 ounce smoothie can run over 800 calories or 300 or lower depending on the calorie count of individual ingredients. Using unsweetened milk or fruit to add taste cuts down on the expense, while throwing in a spoon full of maple syrup to taste will up the results.

For a very healthy, low-calorie smoothie load up with flavorful fruits (not juice whole or frozen fruit) and cut down on high calorie ingredients. Punch up your drink with spices, herbs, and other low-calorie flavors. Remember that a smoothie packed full of leafy greens will keep you full too without blowing your calorie budget.

Now that you know how to make smoothies, rely on your own taste and style. Experiment. What's the worst that can happen? You get to eat your results! You'll discover which fruits and vegetables go well together. Look for flavors and textures which complement each other. There's a wealth of fruits, vegetables, and herbs to enhance the basic yogurt ice banana smoothie combination.