Spiced Pear Smoothie

Ingredients

  • For the Brazil Nut Milk
  • 1 cup Brazil nuts
  • 5 cups water
  • For the Smoothie
  • 2 cups chopped pears (freeze before blending)
  • 1 teaspoon of alcohol-free vanilla extract
  • 1 rounded tablespoon pumpkin pie spice mix
  • *For a sweeter option, add 1-2 dates.

Method

Step 1

First make the Brazil nut milk by soaking the Brazil nuts in 2 cups of water overnight or for a minimum of 8 hours. Drain the water, rinse the nuts well.

Step 2

Place the Brazil nuts in a blender and add 3 cups of fresh water. Blend for 45 seconds and then strain the liquid through a fine mesh strainer. Place in the fridge to cool.

Step 3

In a blender, combine the milk, chilled pears, vanilla, spice mix, and dates (if using). Blend on high speed for 45 seconds, until smooth and creamy.

Step 4

Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 396, Total Fat 31 g, Fiber 10 g, Protein 11 g, Sodium 11 mg

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