Peach Ginger Smoothies

Peach Ginger Smoothies

Who doesn’t love a frothy fruit smoothie on a warm summer’s day…

Wait. What? It’s not summer anymore, you say? PSH! Labor Day might be behind us, but fall doesn’t officially start until next week. So that means I can still have smoothies and eat watermelon and fire up the grill for at least a few more days.

Regardless, I actually make these peach smoothies all year long. The trick to the perfect smoothie is to not use fresh peaches. So it doesn’t matter it peaches are in season or not!

Here are a few peach smoothie tips:

  • If you’re not a fan of ginger, experiment with other flavors to kick the peach up a notch. Cinnamon would be fantastic, and basil or mint would add a fresh taste.
  • Frozen peaches can sometimes be hard to find. If your local grocery store doesn’t have them, check Target. I can always find them at Target, when all else fails.
  • Go ahead…throw in a banana if that’s your thing. I am personally not a fan of banana and peach flavors together,  but they make smoothies really creamy.
  • Blend longer than you think you need to. That’s how you’ll get your smoothie really frothy.
  • Spike it for the perfect end to a long day. I recommend some peach schnaps, triple sec, and white rum.

On the plus side to this “end of summer” thing, I already ordered my first hot spiced chai latte of the season yesterday. I guess the cooler weather isn’t horrible.

Ginger Peach Smoothie

Aren’t my metal straws cute? They actually have a little spoon at the end. Jessica got them for me for my birthday and I LOVE them. Pick up a set here if you’re interested. Also, ten point if anyone can tell me where my blue glass is from!

Here’s the printable Peach Ginger Smooth recipe:

Peach Ginger Smoothies

Total Time: 10 minutes

Peach Ginger Smoothies

This recipe combines two flavors - peach and ginger - for a tangy new take on smoothies.

Ingredients

  • 4-6 ounces of frozen peaches
  • 4-6 ounces of ice cubes
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger
  • 3 Tablespoons honey

Instructions

  1. Add peaches, ice cubes, juice, and milk to blender. Use highest setting to break up peaches and ice cubes.
  2. Once mixture has no more large frozen chunks, add ginger and honey. Add more juice or milk if mixture is too thick.
  3. Blend on high for at least a minute.
  4. Taste and add more honey if you like more sweetness.
  5. Serve in tall, cold glasses.

Notes

Make this recipe your own by adding other flavors (mint, banana, et.c) You can also substitute apple juice for orange juice.

http://thepintertestkitchen.com/peach-ginger-smoothies/

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3 thoughts on “Peach Ginger Smoothies

  1. You know, I’ve never thought of combining the flavors of peach and ginger into one smoothie, but once again you’ve intrigued me! Your recipes are so creative. Here’s another I’ll have to try.

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