Cinnamon Pear Smoothie

April 11, 2015

This is a great smoothie to enjoy with a protein packed breakfast or as an afternoon snack. 

  • 1 bosc pear
  • 1/2 frozen banana sliced
  • 1/2 cup of coconut water
  • 1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Combine all ingredients in a blender.

Blend until creamy.

Garnish with fresh mint and cinnamon sticks.

Serve this cup of goodness right away. Yum!

Also in Dr. Dawna Ara, DACM


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