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Ginger Peach Smoothie

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Juicy peaches are blended with creamy yogurt and fresh ginger to create this protein-packed smoothie that tastes like summer in a glass.


It’s peach season here in Michigan – finally! This week at the farmer’s market I found Red Haven peaches – the most perfect little fruit that smells like flowers and honey. It’s a far cry from the jumbo “perfect peaches” you find at the grocery store in the middle of Winter only to bite into a dry, white version of what we thought was a peach. Wah Wah.


Have you ever met one of those crazy foodies so obsessed with local Michigan produce? They complain all year about tasteless food and by the time August rolls around, they are so excited and freakishly stimulated walking through the farmer’s market that they accidentally purchase enough produce to feed a small country? Whoopsies!


Have you ever noticed that local, fresh produce that was never pumped full of hormones or shipped halfway across the world doesn’t stay fresh as long as those fist-sized strawberries you found in the grocery store earlier this year? Shoot.


My solution? Smoothies. Ahh smoothies. Quick, easy, refreshing and a very sneaky way to get your family to consume flax seed. Shh….it’ll be our little secret.

Your straw is waiting.


Ginger Peach Smoothie

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Juicy peaches are blended with creamy yogurt and fresh ginger to create this protein-packed smoothie that tastes like summer in a glass.
PREP: 5 mins
TOTAL: 5 mins
Servings: 2


  • 2 cups cubed peaches (fresh or frozen)
  • ½ small banana
  • ½ cup low fat milk
  • cup plain low fat yogurt
  • ¼ cup protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons flax seed meal
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger
  • 4 handfuls of ice


  • Place everything but the ice in a blender and blend on high until smooth. Add ice and blend again until smooth.


(Good source Calcium and Vitamin C)


Serving: 16gCalories: 187kcalCarbohydrates: 31.8gProtein: 13.4gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 81mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 18.9g

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Photography by Alejandro Photography // Recipe by The Lemon Bowl

Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

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