Ginger Peach Green Smoothie

Are you on board with green smoothies yet? I am – and how – but I get how their, um, goblin-esque hue can be a turn-off for some. With spinach green smoothies, however, what you see is not what you taste – and therein lies their beauty. You get a huge hit of greens but all you taste is fruity goodness. Pinky swear.

Juicy ripe peaches and a zing of ginger give this Ginger Peach Green Smoothie a bit of zip and whole lot of sass.

My latest green smoothie fixation: This Ginger Peach Green Smoothie. Sweet and juicy with a fresh ripe peach; zingy with a hit of ginger. And no spinach taste.

Juicy ripe peaches and a zing of ginger give this Ginger Peach Green Smoothie a bit of zip and whole lot of sass.

 

With just four ingredients – five if you feel like it needs a little sweetening (this depends on personal taste and how sweet your fruit is) – it’s wonderfully simple too. If you’re still needing to be dragged kicking and screaming into greensmoothietown, this might just be the smoothie to do it.

 

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Ginger Peach Green Smoothie

Juicy ripe peaches and a zing of ginger give this green spinach smoothie a bit of zip and whole lot of sass.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peaches (approx. one 10-ounce peach)
  • 1 small frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (or another milk of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced ginger (about 1/2 thumb-sized piece), peeled and diced*
  • 1 cup baby spinach, packed
  • Optional: Honey, agave, or another sweetener of choice

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth. Taste and add sweetener if desired. Pour into a glass and serve.

* If you have a high-powered blender, you can probably throw the ginger in whole.

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