- ½ ripe banana
- ½ ripe pear (or canned, drained)
- ½ to 1 cup fresh greens (kale, chard, spinach, etc.), washed well.
- 1 cup of low or reduced fat milk (or substitute like soy or almond milk)
- Ice cubes, if desired
- Optional: 1-Tablespoon nut butter
- Cut banana and pear into bite-sized pieces.Tear greens into medium pieces.
- Place banana, pear, greens, nut butter (if using) and milk into blender. Add ice.
- Blend until smooth and enjoy! Makes about 12 ounces of smoothie.