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Smoothies are a simple way to keep life peachy, especially when said smoothie involves actual peaches! This healthy Peach Smoothie recipe is a fruity, refreshing burst of sunshine at any point in your day.

Two peach smoothies in glasses

This month, I’m sharing a new, delicious, and nutritious smoothie recipe every week (don’t miss the fab Green Smoothie or Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie that kicked us off!) because they’re such an easy, fuss-free, and yummy way to sneak more servings of fruit and veggies into your day.

And “easy” is the most alluring quality whenever we’re seeking to add a few healthier habits into our lifestyle.

Two peach smoothies with cinnamon sticks

Many types of fruits are good in smoothies – strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, and bananas are popular and easy to find.

You also can find more ingredient options in my collection of fantastic healthy smoothies.

Peaches are a fruit I see in smoothies less frequently. Their flavor is more mild compared with fruits like raspberries or pineapple, so if you pair peaches with a stronger fruit, they can be overpowered.

OR the opposite can occur. If you fail to add ingredients that help the peaches pop, the resulting smoothie can be bland.

Today’s peach smoothie, however, proves that adding peaches to smoothies with the right combo of complementary flavors can give you a smoothie that shines with peach flavor. It’s nothing short of keen!

Thanks to little touches like the addition of honey and banana for sweetness, this peach smoothie with almond milk tastes as fresh as a ripe peach on a summer day.

And it’s a filling way to start your day too!

Tip!

Yes, you do have to peel peaches for smoothies when using fresh peaches. And peeling peaches can be te-di-ous! That’s why I like to use frozen peaches, which come peeled and help make a smoothie thicker. Plus, since most fruit is frozen at its peak ripeness, the frozen fruit retains its nutrition value very well.

Greek yogurt, honey, cinnamon sticks, a banana, and peaches

Peach Smoothie Benefits

I love starting my day with one of my Healthy Breakfast Smoothies. The natural sweetness from the fruit just revs me up to tackle my tasks.

Though this peach smoothie recipe doesn’t call for hidden veggies like this super-duper Strawberry Spinach Smoothie, it’s still very healthy.

  • Peaches are loaded with antioxidants, potassium, and vitamin A.
  • Bananas are high in potassium and fiber, and packed with vitamins B6 and C.
  • If you like, you can also toss in a handful of spinach for a peach green smoothie.

How to Make a Peach Smoothie

This peach smoothie with yogurt is a breeze for beginners trying to get in the habit of frequent smoothie making.

It’s only a few ingredients to throw in a blender. Satisfying fruit servings couldn’t be any easier!

This smoothie reminds me of the fruit slushes my friends and I used to get at the mall during middle school, except 10,000x better tasting (and better for you!).

It’s guaranteed to be a hit with kids as well. How wonderful that we can all think of enjoying fruit as a special treat.


The Ingredients

  • Frozen Peaches. Beloved for their juiciness and sunshiney flavor, peaches are a five-star addition to smoothies. They make the smoothie taste light, bright, and sweet.
  • Frozen Bananas. Adds natural sweetness and helps make the smoothie thick.
  • Milk. Making this a peach smoothie with milk gives it the ideal consistency. I chose to use unsweetened almond milk, but you can use any milk you prefer.
  • Nonfat Greek Yogurt. For the most delicious, creamy smoothie. Greek yogurt also packs protein and probiotics into this smoothie.
  • Honey. Honey is a perfect complement to the peaches, and it adds natural sweetness the smoothie needs to taste its best.
  • Vanilla. Vanilla adds wonderful warmth, coziness, and helps the peaches shine.
  • Cinnamon + Ginger. Cinnamon and ginger help bolster the peach flavor and make this smoothie taste just like peach pie.

The Directions

Bananas, spices, peaches, and milk in a blender
  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender.
A blender with pureed ingredients
  1. Blend until smooth. ENJOY!

Variations for a Peach Smoothie

  • Strawberries. To make a strawberry peach smoothie, just add a few strawberries (frozen or fresh with the tops sliced off).

Ingredient Swap

If you omit the banana to just have a smoothie with strawberry and peaches, be sure to add a little more honey and a splash of orange juice or lemon juice. (Smoothies with only strawberries and peaches tend to taste a little flat.)

  • Orange Juice. Include some zest and pizzazz by having a peach smoothie with orange juice or a blend of orange juice and milk. (Just be sure your O.J. doesn’t have added sugars.)
  • Protein Powder. This smoothie has some protein because of the Greek yogurt. But if you want to add protein powder for a good recovery after a workout, add a ½ scoop of your preferred protein powder (I’d recommend vanilla with the peach flavor).

Dietary Note

To make this a vegan peach smoothie, simply be sure to not include the Greek yogurt and use a non-dairy milk (such as almond or soy milk). I suggest adding more ice to keep the consistency thicker for a peach smoothie without yogurt.

Two healthy drinks with fruit and spices

Storage Tips

  • To Store. Cover and refrigerate leftover smoothies for up to 1 day. 
  • To Freeze. Freeze smoothies in an airtight freezer-safe jar or ice cube tray for up to 3 months. Smoothies stored in a jar can be thawed overnight in the refrigerator before serving. Smoothie ice cubes can be thrown directly into the blender for smoothies on demand.

What to Serve with a Peach Smoothie

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Life is peachy with one of these fruity beauties in hand! If you try this smoothie recipe, I’d love to hear what you think in the comments below. Happy sipping!

Peach Smoothie

4.75 from 66 votes
This sweet, creamy Peach Smoothie tastes bright and refreshing! Made with frozen peaches, banana and yogurt, it's filling, healthy and easy.

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total: 5 minutes

Servings: 1 smoothie (about 14 ounces)

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk or milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup nonfat Greek plain or vanilla yogurt
  • 3/4 cup frozen peaches be sure they are unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup frozen banana slices
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey plus additional to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch ground ginger
  • A few ice cubes optional

Instructions
 

  • Place the ingredients in a high-powered blender in the order listed: almond milk, yogurt, peaches, banana, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, and ginger. Blend until smooth. (If you do not have a high-powered blender, add the fruit more slowly and splash in additional almond milk as needed to help the smoothie blend.)
  • Taste and add additional honey if you’d like the smoothie sweeter. If you’d like it thicker, blend in a few ice cubes. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

  • TO STORE: Cover and refrigerate leftover smoothies for up to 1 day. 
  • TO FREEZE: Freeze smoothies in an airtight freezer-safe jar or ice cube tray for up to 3 months. Smoothies stored in a jar can be thawed overnight in the refrigerator before serving. Smoothie ice cubes can be thrown directly into the blender for smoothies on demand.

Nutrition

Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 8gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgPotassium: 424mgFiber: 4gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 377IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 280mgIron: 1mg

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  1. Against my better judgement I added the sliced banana & it overpowered the flavor of the peaches. Not sure it is a necessary addition.2 stars

    1. I’m sorry to hear the recipe wasn’t to your taste. I know it’s disappointing to try a new recipe and not enjoy it, so I truly wish it would have been a hit for you.

  2. I add a scoop of protein powder and some chia seeds along with an extra splash or three of almond milk. Turns out great!5 stars

  3. Great switch up!! I’m just getting into using the frozen fruits now they are available without sugar and other additives during processing. I used skim milk and a hand full of sliced almonds, it was just perfect for an early lunch.5 stars

  4. I really want to try this smoothie recipe. Peaches are by far my favorite fruit. But, the high sugar numbers listed made me pause. Do you have any ideas on a way to lower the sugar content? Thanks.

    1. Hi Carol! If you’d like to lower the sugar numbers, I recommend using a low-sugar almond milk and Greek yogurt. I hope you enjoy it!

  5. I really like the recipe I made it after I came back from holiday and we didn’t have much left but we did have peaches so I made this it was so yummy5 stars

  6. these are great i make them all the time! i even add vodka or rum to make adult versions for special nights. thanks for the great recipe :)5 stars

  7. I’ve been looking for a good peach Smoothie, so thanks for this. I used 1 1/2 cups peaches, a small banana, ginger, a smidge of cinnamon, and chamomile tea. If you haven’t tried green tea or chamomile tea in a smoothie, I strongly suggest it! Also, strictly speaking, honey is not vegan. But there are vegan substitutes. This was a delicious smoothie!5 stars

  8. Pretty bad. The taste of cinnamon overtook the whole thing, and the end result was quite watery, maybe because the amount of ice to add is not specified.2 stars

    1. Sorry to hear this wasn’t to your taste, Robert. You can definitely adjust the cinnamon to your preference. The ice is optional and you just need a few if using. If you would like it creamier don’t use the ice. Hope this helps!

  9. I just made this recipe and it tasted horrible. Not sure what would have gone wrong seeing how I followed every step. But it tasted like bland foamy milk. I used 2 % milk since I didn’t have the almond milk. And I had to use a room temp banana but that was the only two things I did different.

    1. Hi Linsey, I understand that you are saying you followed every step but to get the same results that I did, you would need to use all of the ingredients as listed. The frozen banana does wonders to a smoothie. It’s what helps make it creamy. The almond milk gives great flavor as well. 2% milk is slightly watered down and with the room temperature bananas, I can kind of see why you got the results that you did. Hope this helps!

  10. I didn’t need to add ice cubes. The frozen peaches made perfect thickness. i’ve never tried the cinnamon and ginger. Loved it. I did leave out the banana. I took a good picture but I can’t post it.5 stars

  11. Creamy and delicious! I used a fresh peach, but about one frozen banana. I also added about a TBS or so of hemp seeds. Delicious way to use fresh peaches!5 stars

  12. I am not normally a fan of fruit smoothies, but this one was delicious. I had a bunch of fresh peaches, so I used fresh instead of frozen. The cinnamon was a nice touch.5 stars

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