Peachy Green Energizer Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe peach, pitted and sliced
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon matcha powder
  • 1/2 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup almond milk (or any preferred plant-based milk)
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional for sweetness)
  • Ice cubes (optional for a colder smoothie)

Instructions:

  1. Add the peach slices, banana, chopped cucumber, and spinach leaves to a blender.
  2. Spoon in the Greek yogurt and matcha powder.
  3. Sprinkle the chia seeds over the other ingredients.
  4. Pour in the almond milk and add honey if you prefer a sweeter taste.
  5. Blend all the ingredients together until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  6. Add ice cubes if desired, and blend again until the ice is crushed and well incorporated.
  7. Pour the smoothie into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Health Benefits:

The Peachy Green Energizer Smoothie is packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. Peaches and bananas provide a natural sweetness and a good dose of vitamins A and C, while cucumbers offer hydration and additional vitamins. Greek yogurt adds a protein boost and probiotics for gut health. Matcha powder is rich in antioxidants and provides a gentle caffeine boost, perfect for a morning pick-me-up. Spinach adds an extra layer of nutrients, including iron and magnesium. Chia seeds contribute omega-3 fatty acids and additional fiber, making this smoothie a wholesome and energizing start to your day.