Breakfast

Ginger Pear Smoothie

This seasonal smoothie is both warming and refreshing — the perfect way to start a chilled winter day with a nutrition boost.

Ginger can be dried into a powder or consumed fresh, both with similar health benefits—whether you sip ginger water, turn it into ginger juice, a ginger smoothie, ginger tea, or a ginger stir-fry. The spicy flavor of ginger comes through a bit more when you use the fresh root, so a quarter teaspoon of ground ginger is roughly equivalent to a teaspoon of grated fresh ginger.

Servings
1
Prep Time
5 min
Duration
5 min

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups Pecan Milk (see recipe here), or dairy or non-dairy milk of choice
  • 1 pear, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup torn baby kale
  • 1 scoop collagen powder
  • ½ tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • ½ tbsp peeled and roughly chopped ginger
  • ½ tbsp pure maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ cup ice (optional)

Preparation

In a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 smoothie
  • Calories 587
  • Carbohydrate Content 43 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 42 g
  • Fiber Content 12 g
  • Protein Content 17 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 9 g
  • Sodium Content 63 mg
  • Sugar Content 25 g