Peach Smoothie Recipes, Healthy Benefits & Nutrition



What could be more tasty than a sweet, juicy peach? Peaches have been enjoyed for thousands of years. In ancient Rome, the peach was called the “Persian apple.” The botanical name is “prunus persica.” But whatever you call it, don’t miss out the opportunity to try this delicious ingredient in your next smoothie!
The peach’s botanical name may refer to Persia (today called Iran), but genetic studies show that this fruit may have first come from China. This fruit has been cultivated in China, dating back to 2000 B.C.. Peaches by the 10th century B.C. were enjoyed by China’s royalty.

The peach traveled to other parts of the world, including India, Asia and Europe as the delicious taste of the peach soon became popular. By 300 B.C., the peach had reached Greece. Alexander the Great tasted the peach after he conquered the Persians. By the 16th century, the peach was a pricy treat to be treasured that one could find in the Americas, England and France. Fortunately today, there is no need to be royalty, do battle or to pay sky high prices to enjoy a delicious peach! Sweet peaches can be found in many places of the world, where it is sunny and warm, when they are in season.

Peach Nutrients

When you add that sweet and juicy peach to your smoothie, you are including a very healthy ingredient. Peaches have lots of vitamin A and potassium. They also have some vitamin C. Especially look to the peach if you have a sweet tooth but want a health alternative. Peaches are very sweet and known for being juicy. For a fruit that has such a sweet taste, you are receiving a lot of healthy benefits from it.

Adding Peaches to Your Smoothie

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to add peaches to your smoothie. Remember that peaches are a summer season fruit, so you’ll only find them for a few months of the year. When you see them in the grocery store, pick a few up for that next smoothie.

Many like peaches in their smoothie for two tasty reasons: they are sweet and also juicy. Both of these will compliment your smoothie quite well. If you are looking for sweet fruits, you can’t go wrong by choosing peaches. Be sure your peaches have ripened completely before making a smoothie out of them or the taste will be a bit different, not quite as sweet and juicy.

The peach goes quite well with some ingredients and this makes it very popular. Try them with berries, such as raspberries or blueberries. These are also sweet fruits, so you’ll have a sweet smoothie as a result!

This ingredient is also definitely kid-friendly. Few kids will turn their nose up at a peach smoothie!

Peach, Pomegranate and Berry Smoothie

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Smoothies are a convenient way to get lots of vitamins and minerals into your body. This is especially true if you use fresh vegetables, fruits and super-foods as ingredients. This smoothie recipe is bursting with

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Watermelon, Peach and Strawberry Smoothie

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I love watermelon and the fact that it is only in season for such a short time means I try to eat it as often as I can, especially during the few summer months

Low-Calorie Blackberry Peach Smoothie

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There isn’t a much better taste in the world than ripe blackberry. Just writing about it is making my mouth water. This smoothie recipe calls fro 1/2 cup of blackberries, but I usually add

Peachy Power Smoothie Recipe

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Peaches are one of those fruits that have to be just exactly ripe to be fully enjoyed. Nothing tastes like a peach and nothing quite tastes like a peach smoothie. While peaches may not

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Strawberry Peach Soy Smoothie

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Trying to get a little less dairy in your diet, or trying to avoid dairy altogether? Then take a chance on this strawberry soy smoothie that is dairy free.It is also a simple strawberry

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Strawberry Peach Carrot Smoothie

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Next time, I think I’d omit the yogurt in favor of a banana (not a big fan of yogurt’s tanginess in smoothies) and add an extra carrot for sweetness (this wasn’t unsweet,

Raspberry Peach Smoothie Recipe

Raspberry Peach Smoothie Recipe

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Photo Credit: elana’s pantry Another Flickr find and what a great combination of raspberry and peach. Raspberry Peach Smoothie Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 cups cashews, soaked 4-8 hours, discard soaking water 1 cup raspberries (frozen) 1 cup peaches (frozen) 2

Peachy Keen Smoothie

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As I’ve written before I am not a big fan of peaches. I just don’t care for the flavor of a peach. But I’ve been told I’m weird so I try to give the

Peachy Keen Smoothie

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Summer peaches, is there anything sweeter? Probably, but still…a peach smoothie in July is a good thing. You may wish to leave in the syrup if you use can sweetened peaches. Ingredients: 2 cups peaches (its

Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

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Breakfast Smoothie 1/2 cup orange juice 1 banana 6-7 frozen strawberries 4-5 slices frozen peaches 5-6 frozen blueberries 6-7 ice cubes fresh mint (optional) dash of nutmeg (optional) 1 tsp. honey (optional) Place all ingredients except ice cubes in blender. Puree until smooth.

RaspBerry Good Peach Smoothie Recipe

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Berry Good Peach Smoothie 1/2 cup apple juice 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt 1 cup fresh peaches, sliced, partially frozen 1/2 cup raspberries, partially frozen 1 1/2 cups ice chips Pour ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Serves

Peach Apple Smoothie Recipe

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Peach Apple Smoothie 1 fresh peach 1/3 cup non-fat milk 1/4 cup of frozen apple juice concentrate Peel 1 fresh peach. Cut it into thin slices. Put into a plastic bag with a zipper bag, laying flat. Put

Peach Cooler Smoothie Recipe

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Adding the nutmeg to this smoothie recipe makes it perfect for the fall season. PEACHY COOLER SMOOTHIE 1 c Chilled peach nectar 1⁄2 c Milk 1 Container (6 ounces) peach yogurt Ground nutmeg Place nectar, milk and yogurt in

Fruit Spice Smoothie Recipe

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A spice smoothie is great during the fall and autumn months. Give this smoothie a try on a brisk fall day or evening. FRUIT SPICE SMOOTHIE 1 frozen banana (best if cut into 1-inch chunks,

Peach Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

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Peaches and cream? What about peaches and raspberries? Try it and let us know what you think of this smoothie. Peach Raspberry Smoothie Recipe 1 cup nonfat peach yogurt 3/4 cup peach nectar 1/2 cup raspberries 1 1/2 cup

Peaches & Cranberry Smoothie

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Cranberry needs special care when put in a smoothie and this smoothie recipe delivers is safely. Try it and see. Peaches & Cranberry Smoothie Recipe 1 can peaches 1 cup cranberry juice 1⁄2 cup plain yogurt 1 cup crushed

Peach Smoothie Refresher

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This peach smoothie is very sweet and especially yummy. If you like peach you are in for a treat, sugah! PEACH REFRESHER Smoothie Recipe 2 cups peach nectar or apple juice 1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt 1/2 banana 1

Tropical Passion Smoothie

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Passion fruit smoothies are usually hard to find, but this recipe really embraces, pun intended, the passion fruit with 2 pieces of the fruit. Tropical Passion Smoothie Ingredients: 1 papaya 1 peach 2 passionfruit 150ml (5fl oz) freshly squeezed

Oh, Lawd! in a Glass Smoothie

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Whether or not you like this smoothie recipe, and how could you not, look at the ingredients, you have to love the name. Oh, Lawd! in a Glass Smoothie Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup of sliced strawberries 2 apples

Banana Peach Smoothie

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Here is a 3-ingredient smoothie about as simple as you can get. Simple doesn’t mean it isn’t rich with flavor, especially if you love peaches and bananas. The peach nectar makes this smoothie sing. Banana