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Avocado, Spinach, and Pear Smoothie

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day: a nutrient-packed spinach smoothie that hits the sweet spot, thanks to fresh pear and coconut water. With a bright note of mint and some creamy avocado, it's a refreshing way to start the morning.

  • Servings: 2

Photography: Aaron Dyer

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2016

Ingredients

  • 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 3/4 cup packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1 ripe green pear, stem and core removed, chopped
  • 3/4 cup coconut water, preferably raw, or apple cider
  • Coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup packed fresh mint leaves

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine avocado, spinach, pear, coconut water, 1 cup ice, and a pinch of salt; blend until smooth.

  2. Add mint; blend just to finely chop. Serve immediately.

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