Peach and Turmeric are a marriage made in heaven! If you can still find a few fresh organic peaches, grab them now. Or, if you live in a country where they are going to come into season soon, keep this recipe under your belt. My Peach Turmeric Blast Smoothie is so ridiculously delicious that even my teenage daughter (who despises the taste of plain turmeric), loved it!
I’ve packed it with fresh turmeric and ginger root, which are both powerful anti-inflammatory roots, and will help boost your immune system. The peaches give it a special sweetness, along with dates for all their minerals and fiber. I added some non-dairy yogurt for a creaminess. And then I decided to dial up the immunity factor by adding Amla (Indian Gooseberry), which is VERY high in Vitamin C.
Makes 8-ounce smoothies
8 ounces almond milk
8 ounces coconut water
1/4 cup non-dairy yogurt (I used Forager’s Cashewgurt)
1/2 cup crushed ice
2 or 3 dates, pitted
1 cup frozen or fresh organic peach slices
1 cup frozen mango chunks
1 inch of turmeric root, peeled (or 1/2 tsp ground turmeric)
1 inch of fresh ginger root, peeled
3 twists of black pepper
2 – 3 tsp Amla powder
1tbsp ground flax (optional for extra omega 3, but it will make your smoothie more goopy!)
1 Brazil Nut (optional for Selenium, which is great for your thyroid).
Place all the ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth.