When life hands you blueberries, you make this Blueberry Pear Smoothie! The color alone is beautiful, but this smoothie is good for you too!
This blueberry smoothie is my favorite smoothie so far. I know it’s only the second smoothie recipe you’re seeing, but I’ve made smoothies in the past and I honestly reeally liked this one! I threw in all the ingredients that I had on hand into a blender and then I literally chugged a whole glass in 2.2 seconds, if that tells you anything!
And then I got brain freeze. Ouch.
To Make This Blueberry Pear Smoothie You Will Need:
- lemon or vanilla yogurt
- sugar (optional)
First, here is what you will need. The blueberries should be frozen, and if they have little ice chunks on them, that’s okay… I think they’re still good. Right?
I started off by cutting a pear in half, and then half again.
Then I remove the seeds and core and slice the halves into half. Following me?
And then I cut them into chunks. Doesn’t have to be perfect or anything, but being that I’m a Virgo, mine have to be.
Into your blender toss the ice…
…the lemon yogurt…
…the perfect pear chunks.
…and finally the sugar.
Then I put the top onto my blender and let’er rip.
Since this recipe is for two and I am only one, I bet you’re wondering what I do with the leftovers? I froze them. In a bowl. And then I scrape it up with a spoon into a yummy treat kinda like a yogurt granita– or should I call it a smoorita or gramoothie? Yeah probably not.
If you leave it in the freezer too long, it will get really frozen. With that said, just stick frozen smoothie bowl into another bowl of hot water for 20 or so minutes until slightly thawed.
My girls were tricked into thinking that their after-school snack was a sorbet-ish treat! Because that’s how I roll. I can still say that right? At 30?
Malloree’s face says: “Please make my Mom’s smoothie!”
Enjoy! And if you give this Blueberry Pear Smoothie recipe a try, let me know! Snap a photo and tag me on twitter or instagram!
Blueberry Pear Smoothie (Two Ways)
- 1 cup blueberries, frozen
- 1 red pear, cored
- 1 cup ice
- 1½ cups lemon yogurt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- Cut and core a whole pear into chunks.
- Add all ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth.
- Pour into glasses and serve!
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The color of that smoothie is insane! Love it!
So vibrant, hard to ressist. I also freeze my leftover smoothie for a nice frozen treat…although my daughter didnt fall for it! LOL
Beautiful photos, great recipe! Thanks for sharing!
Looks delicious, and the color is beautiful! Good luck with that potential swimsuit debut, yikes… I am sooo not ready for that yet! 🙂
This recipe is so amazingly simple and beautiful. Really great pics!
we make smoothies every morning so I will have to try this combination! Love the color 🙂
Such beautiful color! And wow what a flavor combo, love that you used lemon yogurt and not just plain or vanilla yogurt to the mix. Lemon just tastes sooo good with blueberries and I bet with the pear it's even better 😀
made this this morning- it was delicious!! quite simply, the best smoothie i've made to date. thanks!!
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Definitely giving this one a go. Great colour and ingredients, but am leaving out extra sugar as am diabetic. Honestly, it already sounds terrific without it. Can’t wait, thanks for sharing!!
Thanks Kelly! I hope you enjoy it!
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You drink that to lose weight? That is a milkshake.
First of fall, your fake name is awesome! However, just a FYI, I do not drink this to lose weight. I did choose to make the smoothie over a pie. Also, yogurt and fresh fruit is hardly bad for you. Enjoy!