Recipe: Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes

Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes
from Martha Stewart

Ingredients
2 2/3 cups pears peeled, seeded, and chopped
1 3/4 cups skim milk
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
2/3 cup rolled or quick-cooking oats
1/3 cup ice cubes
2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons almond butter
1 1/4 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish
Coarse salt

Method

Step 1:
Freeze pears in a single layer on a baking sheet overnight.

Step 2:
Combine pears, milk, buttermilk, oats, ice, maple syrup, almond butter, ginger, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt in a blender. Blend on low speed, then gradually increase speed to high. Blend until smooth, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour into chilled glasses, and garnish with ground cinnamon. Serve immediately.

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