Airy, delicious sweet vanilla pear smoothie with coconut water. Made within 5 minutes and full of fiber. Nice for a quick breakfast.
Yesterday morning I opened the curtains and the sun caressed my face. That reads as good as it was. The first real super nice spring day. Have you been outdoors? I made a nice walk around our neighborhood and came across a lot of people, not from our village. We live in a village near the river the Maas where the fresh air blows deliciously over the dikes, you can lie on the floodplains of the Maas (but it was a bit too cold yet), and you’re in less than 5 minutes walk from a forest. And that is so alluring that more people come to our area. We are actually a little spoiled around here with such a beautiful setting. No wonder it is so crowded with tourists. But that aside.
Such lovely weather I’m always following by cooking a bit lighter. That fits with the weather. I don’t cook stews in the summer and I prepare a salad when I have a lovely summer’s day lunch outside on the terrace. And my breakfast I adjust accordingly. So I felled like making a smoothie and I looked at the fruit bowl what was in there. Pears and also a can with coconut water in the refrigerator. A touch of vanilla to taste even better the flavor of the pear. Blended well (for the feeling of drinking a milkshake) and a straw in it. Lovely.
Smoothies are actually a kind of healthy milkshakes and maybe they are therefore so popular. They contain a bit more fruit, more fibers and usually a lot less sugar. You make them with milk, yogurt (or perhaps ice cream), but just as well with almond milk, rice milk or, as in this case, coconut water. Therefor, a smoothie is suitable for everyone.
RECIPE: VANILLA PEAR SMOOTHIE
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