Healthy Family Project

Cherry Pear Smoothie Bowl

Turn your morning smoothie into a fun breakfast by making it into a smoothie bowl! It’s a great way to add fruits and veggies to breakfast, plus kids can decorate with their own toppings for a fun treat. This recipe packs in 18g of protein and 6g of fiber to get your day started on the right foot.

Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.

Nutrition Tip: Pears contain a kind of starch called pectin that works in the body as a prebiotic–that’s something that “feeds” the healthy bacteria in the gut and guards against harmful bacteria.

Cherry Pear Smoothie Bowl

Cherry Pear Smoothie Bowl

Turn your morning smoothie into a fun breakfast by making it into a smoothie bowl! It’s a great way to add in fruits and veggies to breakfast, plus kids can decorate with their own toppings for a fun treat. This recipe packs in 18g of protein and 6g of fiber to get your day started on the right foot.

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup 1% milk
  • 1 pear, peeled, sliced
  • 12 cherries, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed, divided

Instructions

  1. Add yogurt, milk, ¾ pears spices, 6 cherries and 1 Tbsp. flax seed into blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour evenly into 2 bowls and top with additional pear slices, cherries and flax seed.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 226Total Fat: 4gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 115mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 6gSugar: 25gProtein: 18g

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Jodi Danen

About the Author

Jodi Danen

Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and mother of two elementary-aged budding chefs. She is the voice of Create Kids Club, a food and nutrition blog for parents who desire healthy family meals but are short on time. Her recipes are simple to prepare, have a short ingredient list, and focus on fresh foods. With her background in school nutrition, she is passionate about getting children in the kitchen cooking at young ages & believes this is key to forming healthy habits for life.

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