Delicious vegan peach mango smoothie without addition of any sugar or yogurt and with goodness of almond milk and almond butter.
This peach mango smoothie has natural sweetness from the fruits, yes it has Peach, mango, and half of a banana.
Peaches are low in sugar and a solid source of Vitamins A, B and C, and their juicy flesh can be extremely refreshing and hydrating. Peaches, as well as plums, have also been shown in research to have “bioactive phenolic compounds” that may help limit the incidence of obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Glycemic index of peaches is 42 = Low
Mango contains variety of essential vitamins and minerals, making them a nutritious addition to almost any diet — including those focused on improving blood sugar control.
The GI of mango is 51, which technically classifies it as a low GI food . Still when you are eating it, you need to consider your physiological response to it. As it has natural sugar, which can contribute to increased blood sugar levels. However, its supply of fiber and antioxidants may help minimize its overall blood sugar impact.
Banana is rich in potassium. However, depending upon the ripeness, it varies in sugar content, and has a GI score between low and medium (between 42 to 62, depending on the ripeness).
HOW TO MAKE PEACH MANGO SMOOTHIES
You can use both fresh or frozen peaches and mango.
Peaches : I used fresh peaches, no need to remove the skin
Mango : If you are using fresh one, make sure to remove the skin and deseed them.
Banana : I used frozen banana
Almond milk : you can use original almond milk if you want, I used unsweetened.
Almond butter : This adds extra protein content to smoothie
Spices Cinnamon and ginger : these two spices go well with peaches and mango.
Ice cubes : I used it because I used fresh peaches and mango
VARIATION FOR THIS PEACH MANGO SMOOTHIE
If you don’t want to use almond milk, then use oat milk or coconut milk.
Instead of almond butter you can cashew butter or peanut butter.
If you don’t like mango, substitute them with orange
If you want sweetness try to add a date for plant-based sweetness or Stevia .
If you are not a spice person, you can add vanilla extract and almond extract.
Peaches and mango are abundant in the summer months, and you can freeze them for use, the rest of year.
This smoothie is not only filling but also delicious and loaded with nutrient rich breakfast and whips up within 10 mins.
When looking for a healthy breakfast smoothie, try to find one that's low in sugar and high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats so you stay full for longer.
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Peach Mango Smoothie
- 1 peach
- 1 mango
- 1 small banana
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 tablespoon almond butter
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspooon ginger
- Place everything in a blender and puree well.
This is Swathi ( Dr. Ambujom Saraswathy Ph.D) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread. All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.