The peach smoothie or summer smoothie is a drink that recalls the colors and flavors of summer. In fact, it is a perfect drink for summer afternoons that will give you all the energy contained in seasonal fruit, together with the benefits of matcha tea .
Moreover, thanks to the presence of rice milk , even those suffering from lactose intolerance can enjoy the peach smoothie without any problem. In addition, the presence of matcha tea transforms this milk-free smoothie into a real wellness elixir.
Matcha tea, an elixir of benefits for your body
The matcha tea is a green tea grown only in Japan , in particular climatic conditions and ancient traditional methods. In fact, its typical bright green color is given by the high levels of chlorophyll that the plant contains. After the harvest, the leaves are steamed in order to protect them from oxidation and preserve the nutritional qualities of the product.
In addition, it contains many antioxidants , especially catechins , which protect you from aging and chronic diseases .
It helps speed up your metabolism , because it stimulates your body’s ability to transform the fats of the foods you ingest into energy.
It also contains iron, potassium, calcium, vitamins A and C , all minerals and vitamins useful for the proper functioning of the immune system .
Finally, thanks to chlorophyll, it performs detoxifying and draining functions . Finally, it is an effective remedy for those suffering from gastric hyperacidity .
Peach smoothie, nutritional properties
The peaches , with 30 calories per 100 grams , are a fruit essential in summer diet .
Thanks to beta-carotene , a precursor of vitamin A, they not only protect the skin from premature aging and sun damage, but make it more elastic and luminous . Beta carotene is also good for your eyesight, preventing infections.
In addition, peaches contain selenium , which performs an important protective action on cells , repairing them from damage over time. A fruit that becomes a valid aid to combat various ailments such as constipation, hemorrhoids and gastritis , thanks to its fiber content . Always thanks to the fibers, peaches help you to satisfy you and are therefore an excellent spezzafame .
The apricots are just as important in the warm months: rich in water and low in fat, count 48 calories per 100 grams. They have a low glycemic index and a good amount of fiber . They give satiety by helping the intestinal tract to dispose of harmful substances. Like peaches, contain beta-carotene but also vitamin C and vitamin E .
Find out how to make peach smoothie
Dish : smoothie
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Portions : 2 people
Calories per Person : 82
Total calories : 165
- 200 ml water
- 150 g apricots
- 150 g peaches nectarines
- 80 g rice milk
- 2 tsp matcha tea
- 1 spoon honey or agave syrup
Make the tea by dissolving the two teaspoons of matcha with warm but not boiling water. Leave to cool completely, then refrigerate for about 2 hours.
Wash peaches and apricots and extract the stones from the fruit, then cut them into pieces.
Blend with the tea until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. If necessary add 1 tablespoon of honey or agave syrup, then serve.
Peach smoothie Variation
Do you want to vary? You can also prepare this peach smoothie in a super tasty version with low-fat yogurt and raspberry!
In this case, first stir in the mixer 60 g of raspberries and pass them through a dense mesh strainer, pressing with a spoon.
Cut into pieces 1 peeled peach and remove the core and blend it too.
Combine the raspberry pulp with the peach pulp , add 2 tablespoons of low-fat white yogurt and 1-2 teaspoons of honey, mix and pour into the glass.
Simple Peach smoothie
You can also prepare peach smoothie in a simple with milk, sugar and ice. Once all the ingredients are combined, and the mixer is activated for a few minutes, your fresh smoothie is ready. Perfect for the little ones but also loved by adults, you can think of preparing it for breakfast, as a snack or as a pleasant drink in the late evening.