Sunny Nectarine Smoothie: A Fresh & Fruity Summer Sip

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Summer time always has me craving smoothies and I love enjoying them with seasonal fruit!¬†Nectarines are so juicy and full of flavor right now, which makes them perfect for starring in a nectarine smoothie recipe. It’s paired with dairy-free milk beverage and orange juice, for a lightly creamy, but still refreshingly sweet sip!

Sunny Nectarine Smoothie Recipe - A fresh and fruity dairy-free summer sip. Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free, too.

Special Diet Notes: Sunny Nectarine Smoothie

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, optionally nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, and optionally allergy-friendly.

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This recipe was originally shared with us by Pacific Foods way back in 2006! We've updated this cool drink post for your sipping enjoyment.
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Serves: 1 to 2 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ pound fresh nectarines or peaches, pitted and cut into quarters (optionally peeled)
  • 1 cup dairy-free unsweetened plain or vanilla milk beverage
  • ⅓ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar or your sweetener of choice
  • Ice cubes, as needed
  • Sliced nectarines or peaches and mint sprigs, for garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. Put the fruit, milk beverage, orange juice, and sweetener in your blender. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute.
  2. You can either blend in some ice for a thicker smoothie, or pour the smoothie over ice.
  3. Garnish the smoothie with sliced nectarines and mint sprigs, if desired.
Notes
Protein Pump: You can add 1 to 2 tablespoons of your favorite dairy-free protein powder, but add it first and then add sweetener to taste, if needed. Or, you can add 1 tablespoon almond butter. It adds healthy fats, a little protein, and a creamier finish.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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