Coconut peach smoothie

Coconut peach smoothie

This is a very simple coconut peach smoothie recipe. Sometimes simple is better.

The coconut milk adds a creamy texture along with healthy fats, while the peaches and oranges add a wide range of nutrients.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in this smoothie recipe.

Coconut milk:

Organic coconuts are packed with healthy fats.

Coconut milk is packed with vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5, and B6 as well as iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Coconut milk is a great alternative for people who are lactose intolerant and cannot have dairy.

Oranges:

These delicious citrus fruits are one of the best sources for vitamin C, which is believed to bolster the immune system.

Peaches:

They are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C and dietary fiber. Peaches have shown many benefits, including heart health and anti-cancer properties.

Process the following ingredients in a blender:

2 cups of coconut milk

1 orange, peeled

2 1/2 cups of peaches, sliced

6 ice cubes

Add 1 tsp of coconut flake on top (optional)

Make sure ingredients are organic

Enjoy!

AS ALWAYS: Check with your health practitioner before you change your diet. This smoothie recipe is not meant to replace any treatment or drugs you are taking. 

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REFERENCES:

1. “What Are the Health Benefits of Peaches?Medical News Today. MediLexicon International, n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.

2. “Identifying Peach and Plum Polyphenols with Chemopreventive Potential against Estrogen-Independent Breast Cancer Cells.” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. ACS Publications, 2009. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.

3. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Oranges, Raw, All Commercial Varieties.” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.

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