Peaches ‘n Cream Protein Smoothie

Need a kick-start to your day? Or how about a mid-day snack? I am loving this peaches ‘n cream smoothie. Delicious, loaded with nutrients, and super creamy.

Peaches 'n Cream Protein Smoothie | GF, DF, V | Lexiscleankitchen.comPeaches 'n Cream Protein Smoothie | GF, DF, V | Lexiscleankitchen.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 – 1 1/2 cups frozen organic peaches
  • 1/2 cup organic unsweetened coconut milk or unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (I use either grass-fed whey or vegan)
  • 1 tsp organic pure honey or raw honey (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp organic vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Garnish and enjoy!

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Benefits of Coconut Oil:

  • Improves metabolism
  • Regulates blood sugar
  • Contains antimicrobial properties
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Can improve many skin conditions
  • Tip: buy organic, cold-pressed, unrefined, extra-virgin coconut oil

Benefits of Peaches:

  • Low GI of 42
  • Rich in beta-carotene, potassium, iron and fiber
  • Great for your skin
  • Improves immune system
  • Regulates blood pressure

Benefits of Chia Seeds:

  • Loaded with iron, calcium, omega 3′s, magnesium, and antioxidants
  • Mineral powerhouse
  • Natural detoxifier
  • Improves health of hair, skin, and nails

Benefits of Raw Honey:

  • Rich in B vitamins
  • Antiviral, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties
  • Promotes body and digestive health
  • Strengthens the immune systemPeaches 'n Cream Protein Smoothie | GF, DF, V | Lexiscleankitchen.com

 

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