Peach Smoothie Recipes

Fruit Smoothies

Make easy peach smoothie recipes from either canned peaches or fresh peaches diced to make blending easier. Decide fresh or canned peaches on how you like your smoothie, as canned or “cling” peaches result in a creamier smoothie, while fresh peach cubes tend to make a thicker smoothie. If you can buy frozen peaches these work well and can replace the use of ice cubes. Don’t forget to share your favorite peach smoothies below.

About Peaches

Peaches are, of course, another healthy fruit containing a low calorie amount, potassium, vitamin C, natural sugar and carbohydrates for energy. Peach seeds are slightly toxic because of a chemical called cyanogenic glycosides, so should not be included when you make your peach smoothie.

While allergies to certain berries are relatively common, individuals hypersensitive to plant-based proteins are often allergic to peaches. Symptoms generally are not severe but remain perceptible, such as digestive disturbances and hives.

Grown on trees, peaches tolerate hot weather, with some varieties unable to withstand even slightly cooler climates. Mediterranean countries are the principle cultivators of peaches, with South Carolina, California and, of course, Georgia leading the U.S. in peach harvesting. However, peach trees need a consistent and plentiful amount of water for optimal growth. For this reason, drip irrigation is used.

Peaches do not require refrigeration. Once they are picked, peaches do not ripen anymore so they can be safely stored at room temperature.

Photo courtesy of Courtney and her Peach Recipe

Fresh Peach Smoothie
1 peach, cut in quarters and pitted
1 banana, peeled and broken in pieces
1 Cup peach, banana or vanilla yogurt
4-5 ice cubes
Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Peaches and Cream
1 Cup canned peaches with juice
1/2 Cup cream of coconut
1/2 Cup orange juice
4-5 ice cubes
Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Peaches and Spice
2 peaches, cut in slices
2 Cups peach yogurt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
1 banana, cut in chunks
Blend in blender until desired consistency.

Strawberry Peach Carrot Smoothie
1 fresh peach
6 or so frozen strawberries
1/2 container of vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon flax seed oil
1 medium peeled carrot
Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Mango Peach Smoothie

Peach Smoothie Recipes
Apricot smoothie

1 Cup of canned Apricots or peaches
1 1/2 Cup Vanilla yogurt
3 Ice cubes (don’t put to much ice because it will taste like water)

Orange Peach Surprise Smoothie
by Elsa Mayfeild (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)
This smoothie is a family favorite:)
1 orange peeled and separated
1 peach chopped up in 8ths
1/2 cup of chopped pineapple
(any other orange fruits you would like to add in)
and for the surprise… 3 cut up strawberries
1/2 cup of milk
1 cup of ice
Blend until smooth and… Enjoy!!! (double the recipe for more servings)

Peach Wheat Germ Smoothie
1 Cup peach yogurt
1 peach sliced or 1 small can peaches with juice
1/4 Cup wheat germ
1/2 Cup orange or apple juice
5-6 ice cubes
Blend together until smooth.

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