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Peach Coconut Dream Green Smoothie


Enjoy this mildly sweet, hydrating, and nutritious Peach Smoothie Recipe — it’s perfect for those watching their sugar intake yet still craving something sweet and refreshing.

Simple Ingredients for the Peach Smoothie | Simple Green Smoothies

This Peach Smoothie screams summer and is the ultimate in refreshing green smoothies. It’s loaded up with heart-healthy dietary fiber and relies on lower sugar fruits for its mildly sweet flavor. By the way, if you prefer a sweeter smoothie — feel free to add a banana, which also adds more potassium and will make the smoothie creamy. Here’s more reasons to love it:

    • sweet
    • hydrating
    • refreshing
    • nutritious
    • 100% plant-based

Hydrating Peach Smoothie Recipe With Coconut Water | Simple Green Smoothies

Using Coconut Water in Green Smoothies

The liquid base of this smoothie is one of our very favorites – coconut water.

Coconut water is naturally sweet and refreshing. It contains 5 key electrolytes: sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. There’s more potassium in coconut water than is found in a banana. It’s great replacement to sports drinks that contain additives, food coloring, and other chemicals.

We recommend using 100% natural, not from concentrate, coconut water that doesn’t contain any added sugar or flavoring. Always check the label. With the popularity of coconut water at an all-time high, there are more and more brands worldwide that sell high-quality coconut water.

Nutrients Found in Peaches

Peaches are a low-sugar fruit that is jam-packed with dietary fiber, vitamin A, C, potassium, B-carotenes. They also contain several flavonoids lycopene and lutein.

Bookmark this recipe for peach season because it’s even better when juicy, ripe peaches are abounding at the farmer’s market. But it can be blended up with frozen peaches anytime of the year. We don’t typically recommend using canned fruit because they are often packed in sugary syrup. If that’s the only option, look for peaches packed in juice and drain the juice before using the peaches.

It’s up to you whether or not you peel the peaches. The skin certainly won’t harm you, but it may give the smoothie an unappealing texture.

Nutrients Found in Grapes

Grapes, particularly their skin, are a powerhouse of nutrients, especially resveratrol.

What is resveratrol? It is a polyphenol antioxidant made by grape plants to naturally ward off fungus, and for other defense mechanisms. It’s generally accepted that resveratrol can help prevent degenerative diseases.

Aside from being a polyphenol powerhouse, grapes are also good source of vitamins C, B6, and K, thiamin, and potassium. They are also an excellent source of manganese.

Manganese is vital for normal brain and nerve function and aids the formation of connective tissue, blood clotting factors, bones, fat and carbohydrate metabolism, absorption of calcium, sex hormones, and regulation of blood sugar.

You can blend any color or variety of grape. We do recommend using seedless grapes, if possible, as the seeds may be hard on your blender and leave you with a gritty smoothie. Even high-speed blenders can have trouble with seeds, so it’s better to err on the side of seedless grapes.

When grapes are on sale at the store, we like to stock up and freeze them to use in smoothies or as “ice cubes.” They blend up easily and give smoothies a nice, slushy texture.

Please let us know if you tried this recipe and how you liked it!

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Peach Coconut Dream

Peach Coconut Dream Green Smoothie

  • Prep Time: 3
  • Cook Time: 2
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Drinks
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Description

Enjoy this mildly sweet Peach Smoothie recipe— perfect for those watching their sugar intake. If you want it sweeter— feel free to add a banana, which also adds more potassium.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup coconut water (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup grapes*
  • 1/2 cup peaches*

Instructions

  1. Blend spinach, grapes and coconut water until smooth.
  2. Next, add the remaining fruits and blend again.

Notes

  • *Freeze at least one of these fruits to make the smoothie cold.
  • Other stone fruits can be used in place of the peaches, if needed. Grapes can be substituted with cubed melon. Plain water may be used in place of the coconut water, if needed.

So, what do you think of this peach smoothie?

Our comment sections contains a wealth of knowledge and answers to any questions you may have about blending. We also encourage you to rate our recipes if you try them. That allows others to find and try our recipes and it helps us know that we’re creating recipes that our community loves.

Please leave a comment – we read every single one. Happy Blending!

Oh, and if you love peaches, check out this ultra creamy Coconut Peach Green Smoothie.

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  1. Julie

    January 13th, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    I didn’t like the grapes, but I used red not the green shown in the picture. So, I’ll have to try the green before I so no. That’s what its all about isn’t it?

  2. Anita

    January 13th, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Three stars sweet yet good

  3. Christina

    January 14th, 2019 at 1:48 pm

    Love the grapes in this, an interesting twist! I made it a second time over the weekend and used almond milk for the liquid and that was delicious as well.

  4. Shari

    January 14th, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    Next time I’ll use fresh grapes and more peaches. Perfection!!

  5. Kate

    January 14th, 2019 at 8:06 pm

    I was super excited to try this one and unfortunately was very disappointed. I’m not sure if it’s that I don’t like coconut water as a smoothie taste but it had a strange aftertaste to me. Also when I hear dream in the name I think thick, sweet and creamy. It was sweet enough but definitely not creamy like I would have liked. I will try it again with either water or coconut milk. Also maybe more peach as I didn’t taste the peach at all.

  6. Rita

    January 22nd, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Hi there, after reading this awesome paragraph i am too
    cheerful to share my experience here with colleagues.

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