Pear and Spinach Smoothie

December 21, 2023

Written by Fay Nutrition & Dietetics

Medically reviewed by Suzanna Thoe, RD

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Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time:  10 minutes


  • 1 ripe pear, cored and roughly chopped
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, washed
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional for added fiber and nutrients)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (if using plain yogurt)
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any milk of choice)
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes (optional, for a chillier smoothie)
  • A pinch of cinnamon (optional)


  1. Prepare Ingredients: Ensure all ingredients are washed, chopped, and ready to blend.
  2. Blend: In a high-speed blender, combine the pear, spinach, banana, Greek yogurt, chia seeds (if using), honey or maple syrup, vanilla extract, almond milk, and ice cubes.
  3. Pulse and Puree: Start blending on a low setting, gradually increasing to high speed. Blend until all the ingredients are smooth and well combined.
  4. Taste and Adjust: If the smoothie is too thick, you can add a little more almond milk to reach your preferred consistency. If you want it sweeter, add a touch more honey or maple syrup.
  5. Serve: Pour the smoothie into glasses, sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon on top (if using), and enjoy immediately!

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Nutrition Facts (per Serving)
  • Calories: 190
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7g
  • Sugars: 24g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 110mg

Please note: These nutritional values are estimated based on the ingredients used. For a more accurate nutritional breakdown, it's recommended to use a specific nutritional calculator or software.

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Fay Nutrition & Dietetics

Written by Fay Nutrition & Dietetics

Fay Nutrition & Dietetics is elevating the role that food plays in our healthcare system by making nutrition therapy by a board-certified Registered Dietitian more accessible and affordable. People meet with a nutrition expert paid for by their health insurance and see progress across a number of health conditions: diabetes, eating disorders, heart disease, and many others.

Suzanna Thoe, RD

Medically Reviewed by Suzanna Thoe, RD

Suzanna is a Board Certified and Licensed Registered Dietitian. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Purdue University and completed her clinical internship and Masters of Business Administration at Dominican University. Suzanna has been a RD for almost 4 years and helps her clients understand the ‘why’ behind science-backed action items to move them towards their goals.