YIELD: 2 large servings or 4 small servings

Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines


  • 1/2 cup of water, or more as needed to blend
  • 1 large, ripe Bartlett pear, sliced and core removed
  • 1 Kiwi, flesh scooped out
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 1 cup of spinach leaves
  • 2 dates, pitted or 1 tablespoon of sweetener such as maple syrup, agave or honey)
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 cup of ice


  1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender, in the order listed above, blend on high until desired consistency. Serve immediately.


Option nutritional boosters – 1 tablespoon flaxseeds, 1/2 teaspoon spiralina, or half of an avocado for a creamier consistency.

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