More Peachy Recipes

Following are additional peach recipes provided by Executive Chef Jason Graham of Cal-a-Vie Health Spa in Vista, California. For more peachy info, check out the Peach Gazpacho recipe and the column "Life's a Peach" by Cathy Christensen from the April 2009 issue.

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

Makes 6 servings, 64 calories, 1 gram of fat

8 ounces frozen strawberries

1 cup sliced peaches

2 blackberries

1 cup apple juice

1 teaspoon flax seed oil

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

2 teaspoons Splenda or honey (optional)

3 strawberries, cut into halves, for garnish

6 pineapple wedges, for garnish

  1. Combine the strawberries, peaches and blackberries in a blender.
  2. Add the apple juice, flax seed oil, protein powder and Splenda. Process at high speed for 1 minute, adding additional juice if the smoothie is too thick or additional berries if it is too thin.
  3. Pour into chilled glass and garnish with a strawberry half and a pineapple wedge.

Sleepy Peachy Mango Tea

Makes 15 servings, 39 calories, 1 gram of fat

32 ounces mango peach juice

32 ounces of water

4 lemon zinger tea bags

4 sleepy time tea bags

2 tablespoons honey

6 whole cloves

Juice of one lemon

  1. Combine all the ingredients with 32 ounces of water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove from the heat and let steep for several minutes.
  3. Strain and serve hot or iced.
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