Make your weekend peachy-keen with this quinoa smoothie

Peach quinoa smoothie

I want to start off by wishing everyone a wonderful weekend, and to everyone celebrating, I hope you have a wonderful Easter or Passover. This peach and quinoa smoothie is an awesome way to start one of your mornings, any day of the week!

Makes: 2 servings
Total time: 5 minutes, plus quinoa cooking and cooling time (approximately 20 minutes)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of vanilla almond milk (or soy or light coconut milk if you cannot use almond)
  • 1 large ripe peach, quartered, pits removed
  • 1/4 cup of cooked quinoa, cooled
  • 1/2 scoop (22 g) vegan vanilla protein powder (or 3 tablespoons of organic vanilla bean powder)
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon of pure maple syrup
  • Ice

Directions
Combine all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. Drink immediately.

Approximate nutritional value based on brands and amounts used

Nutrition
Calories: 274.1
Fat: 3.4 g
Carbs: 47.3 g
Protein: 20 g

 

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