,This Spinach Breakfast Smoothie with Pear is the perfect way to start the day packed full of great vitamins and nutrients, including maca powder and coconut water
Now that is always my breakfast of choice. And really what I need to get the day off to a good start.
When you all of a sudden have your bottom two wisdom teeth remove, that is no longer an option.
Sadly there are no more eggs for breakfast. It’s an all liquid diet and you’ve just got to make the best of it.
This is where the spinach breakfast smoothie with pear comes in. Normally I don’t make smoothies. Not that I’m opposed to them, it’s just I prefer to have my meals in chew-able form, as opposed to straight liquid. So I must admit this was my first ever spinach breakfast smoothie. And I’ve got to say I LOVED it!!
For nine days after I got my wisdom teeth out last month, I was on a straight liquid diet though. Talk about the ultimate form of torture for a food blogger. No delicious solid food for nine full days.
Not quite sure how I made it out alive at all. Luckily there are plenty of options out there for delicious soups, smoothies (think: Vegan Piña Colada Smoothie, Creamy Vegan Taro Smoothie, Vegan Mango Smoothie) and juices so between the three of those I kept myself mildly fed and preventing full of starvation from setting in.
This smoothie though. This became my go to breakfast for days. Once I got a winning combination down, I didn’t even need any variety.
Spinach + bananas + pears + maca powder + coconut water. Meet the best ever spinach breakfast smoothie.
That is all you need in this thick and creamy refreshingly vibrant smoothie. Just look at that color. So bright and green right?
And delicious and insanely healthy. I mean once you’re starting your day off with an enormous handful of spinach you’re just off to a great start and bound to feel good about yourself. The maca powder I found in my moms pantry and its one of those fairly new superfood which is quickly sweeping the shelves.
It’s loaded with vitamins, minerals and is particularly good for increasing energy levels and regulating hormone functions while helping with your mood balance.
Umm with an all liquid diet for days I needed both an energy and mood pick me up. So then we’ve got the banana, pear and coconut water. All packed full of vitamins and nutrients as well.
If I can’t have my standard hot egg breakfast, this spinach breakfast smoothie might not be such a bad alternative after all.
And to top it off, it can easily be taken on the good. Just pour into a cup and sip slowly on your way to work.
If you’re looking for more smoothie ideas be sure to check out my:
- Superfood Kale Smoothie with Maca, Pear and Banana → PIN For Later
- Creamy Vegan Taro Smoothie → PIN For Later
- Vegan Piña Colada Smoothie → PIN For Later
- Vegan Mango Smoothie
Or if you prefer a proper smoothie bowl instead check out my:
Spinach and Pear Breakfast Smoothie is the perfect way to start the day packed full of great vitamins and nutrients, including maca powder and coconut water
10 minPrep Time
10 minTotal Time
- 5 oz spinach
- 1 pear
- 1 banana
- 1/2 -3/4 cup coconut milk or coconut water
- 1 tablespoon maca powder
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add more coconut water or coconut milk until desired consistency is reached.
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