Apricot Peach Smoothie Recipe

Apricot Peach Smoothie Recipe
I love the flavor of apricot! This Apricot Peach Smoothie Recipe will hit the spot and provide good nutrition as well.

I give the ingredient values in grams so that you can follow along in the excel spreadsheet. You of course don't have to use the exact weight that I do! You can plug in your own weights to come up with the exact nutrition for the quantity you choose to use.

Ingredients:
4.6g peach
3.8g apricot
3.8g apricot
7.2g blueberry
9.6g baby spinach
1 scoop vanilla whey protein isolate
1/2 cup vanilla almond milk, reduced sugar
1 Tbsp agave
ice

We have a Blendtec blender - it's good if your blender can handle ice to give it that gentle smoothness that smoothies are all about.

Put all ingredients into the blender with a handful of ice. Start slowly and work your way up to a faster blend. Add in more ice until it reaches the thickness that you wish.

Makes two servings.

Nutrition:

I have a spreadsheet I use to calculate these out - feel free to contact me for a copy so you can plug in your own values.

Total calories - 86.1
Fat: 1.2g
Cholesterol: 33.7
Sodium: 75.2
Fiber: 1.2
Total carbs: 6.2g
Fiber: 1.2g
Net carbs: 5.0g
Protein: 11.8g
Vitamin C: 6.2%

Most of the calories and protein come from the protein powder, as you might imagine. So they are good calories and protein. The peach is providing most of the Vitamin C for you.

I wouldn't necessarily eat fruit smoothies every day - they are mostly a sweet treat without a lot of nutrition in them. Still, if you're craving something sweet, this is a good thing to turn to. It has good protein, some nutrition, and will fill you up. It'll keep you from delving into something far worse.

Let me know what types of smoothie recipes you're looking for, and I'll mix them up!

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