You can’t beat a fresh juicy peach on a hot summer day, but you can come close with this delightful smoothie.

It’s easy to whip up for breakfast, a snack, or as a healthy dessert. And this is sure to be a favorite with kids, especially the picky ones.

Before I get to the recipe let’s take a quick look at a few of the health benefits attributed to the ingredients in this smoothie.

5 Health Benefits of this Smoothie

  1. Mucho Vitamin C: Peaches and strawberries are high in this key vitamin.
  2. Antioxidants Galore: You’ll get plenty of these free radical scavengers from this smoothie.
  3. Anti-Inflammatory Action: Kick inflammation to the curb with the anti-inflammatory action of peaches, strawberries, and cinnamon.
  4. Good Digestion: Ensure proper digestion, and colon health, with the dietary fiber found in the fruit and probiotics in the yogurt.
  5. Additional Vitamins and Minerals: Besides being high in vitamin C, this smoothie also contains good amounts of beta carotene, calcium, magnesium, manganese, folate, iodine, potassium, and vitamins B1 and K.

Ingredients

1 cup water
1 cup fresh or frozen peach slices
1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Add-ons

3-5 ice cubes

1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

1 cup spinach or other leafy green vegetable

1 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions

  1. If desired, set aside a few strawberry slices for garnish. Place the remaining berries in a blender; add the peaches, yogurt and sugar. Cover and process until smooth.
  2. Pour into chilled glasses; sprinkle with cinnamon. Garnish with reserved berries.

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