It’s been so hot the last few days, a smoothie sounded like the perfect thing to make! I like this recipe because it not only has blackberries in it, but also a peach—yum! Blackberries and peaches are such great summer fruits, so why not use them together in a smoothie? If you don’t have blackberries, you can use blueberries or raspberries. Use your berries frozen—it makes the smoothie thicker, not to mention really cool and refreshing!Continue reading
If you had too much Easter candy last weekend and are craving something healthy, you may want to try this smoothie out! 🙂 This recipe is adapted from a recipe in Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food. It has lots of fresh baby spinach, fresh ginger, and frozen peaches in it. During peach season, you could use fresh peaches (it just won’t be quite as thick, because the frozen fruit helps thicken the smoothie).
This smoothie doesn’t have any dairy products in it. But I didn’t miss the dairy at all. The original recipe uses water, but I thought it was a little bland with water, so I used a peach juice blend instead. I thought this smoothie was really yummy–a very tasty way to up your spinach intake!
GREEN GINGER-PEACH SMOOTHIE by NancyC, adapted from Everyday Food
Makes about 2 (9-ounce) servings
- 1 cup well-packed baby spinach leaves
- 1 teaspoon peeled and grated fresh ginger
- 2 cups frozen sliced peaches
- 1 to 2 teaspoons honey
- 1 1/4 cups peach juice blend (I used Dole® Orange Peach Mango Juice)
Add all ingredients in blender and mix until well-blended (you may have to help stir the mixture along with a spoon at first). Serve immediately. Makes about 18 ounces, or 1 to 2 servings.
Do you make green smoothies and do you have a favorite recipe?
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