Blackberry-Pear Smoothie

If you like something sweet in the morning, even if it is a glass of orange juice or a cup of sweetened yogurt, consider whipping up this flavorful drink instead. Lightly sweet and packed with naturally occurring nutrients and fiber, this creamy smoothie is sure to please!

Preparation :

10 minutes PROCESSING:45 seconds YIELD:4 to 5 servings

Ingredients :

  • ⅔ cup (160 ml) water
  • 1 cup (240 ml) plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 bananas, halved
  • 1 pear, halved and seeded
  • 1 apple, halved and seeded
  • 2 cups (280 g) frozen blackberries

Place all the ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid. Select Variable 1. Turn the machine on and slowly increase the speed to Variable 10, then to High. Blend for45 seconds, or until the desired consistency is reached, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

Amount per 1 cup (240 ml) serving : calories 140, total fat 2g, saturated fat 1g, cholesterol 5mg, sodium 25mg, total carbohydrate 31g, dietary fiber 6g, sugars 21 g, protein 3g

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