When you are looking for a refreshing summer food, peaches often come to mind. They are at their peak during the summer months, making them the perfect food when you are looking to eat nutritious, in-season produce. Our Peach Lean Smoothie is the perfect blend of nutritious ingredients to support your healthy lifestyle.
Almond milk is a fantastic, dairy free alternative, with many nutritional benefits. The Science of Eating concurs, stating, “The benefits of almond milk are vast, especially for those looking to lose weight. It has a low caloric value, with an 8 oz serving of Plain (which has no added sugar) only containing around 60 calories, which has a much lower impact on your daily calorie intake than skim milk. It is rich in vitamins, and also boasts an impressive dose of bone-building calcium.” One cup of almond milk has 10% of the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin A, 25% of Vitamin D, and 50% of Vitamin E.
Xyngular Lean is our popular protein supplement. It is adds 10 grams of protein per scoop. Additionally, it is loaded with vitamins and minerals, making it a well balanced supplement. It is designed with the ideal amount of protein to fuel your muscles, while also encouraging weight loss.
Frozen, Unsweetened Peaches
Frozen foods have a high nutritional value, because they are frozen at their peak when they contain the most nutrients and flavor. Unsweetened peaches also don’t have any added sugar, so they are a perfect choice to add a little natural sweetness without loading up on unnecessary sugar or artificial sweeteners.
Organic Facts lists many health benefits of peaches. In an article on the health benefits of peaches they state, ”Peaches are a rich provider of vitamin A, beta-carotene, and vitamin C(ascorbic acid). They are also a good source of vitamin E(alpha-tocopherol), vitamin K (phylloquinone), vitamin B1(thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B-6, folate, and pantothenic acid. Peaches also offer a rich treasure of minerals such as calcium,potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorous,zinc, and copper. Peaches are low in calories, contain no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are a good source of dietary fiber.”
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Flaxseed oil is loaded with healthy fats. It is an excellent choice for both weight loss, and overall health. According to WebMD, “The alpha-linolenic acid and related chemicals in flaxseed oil seem to decrease inflammation.” Enjoy the benefits of flaxseed oil, as well as the other nutrient packed ingredients in our Peach Lean Smoothie.
Peach Lean Smoothie Recipe:
1 cup of almond milk
1 scoop lean
1 cup of frozen, unsweetened peaches
2 teaspoons of flaxseed oil
Directions: Blend all ingredients until smooth.