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Peach Beverages

 

PEACH COLADA

Categories: Alcoholic
Yield: 1 Drink

1 oz Dark rum
1 oz Light rum
4 oz Pineapple juice
1 oz Cream of coconut
1/2 c Peaches; fresh; peeled - (more or less, to taste)
1 c Ice; crushed

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend well. Makes one drink.

 

BANANA PEACH SHAKE

3/4 cup skim milk
2/3 cup sliced ripe banana
1/2 cup peeled, sliced fresh peach
1-1/2 cups vanilla nonfat frozen yogurt

Combine first 3 ingredients in container of an electric blender; cover and process until smooth. Add frozen yogurt; process until smooth. Serve immediately.

Yield 3 cups (serving size: 1 cup).

 

On a hot day, what could be better than having a nice cool drink? And if that drink consists of nutritious fruits, all the better. The beverages below are so easy to make that one is ready within minutes. So don't hesitate, get those peaches and get to work.

Banana Peach Shake

Peach-Almond Fizz

Peach Colada (Alcoholic)

Peach Ice Milk


 

Banana-Peach Shake

Ingredients

3/4 cup                      Skim milk
2/3 cup                      Sliced ripe banana
1/2 cup                        Peeled, sliced fresh peach
1-1/2 cups                  Vanilla non-fat frozen yogurt

 

Instructions

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in container of an electric blender; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Add frozen yogurt; process until smooth. Serve immediately.

Yield 3 cups (serving size: 1 cup)

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Peach-Almond Fizz

Ingredients

1 cup                              Peeled, sliced fresh peaches
1 cup                              Peach low-fat frozen yogurt
1-1/2 cups                     Peach nectar
1 tablespoon                 Lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon                Almond extract
1-1/2 cups                     Sparkling water, chilled

 

Instructions

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in container of an electric blender; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup into each of 6 glasses; add 1/4 cup sparkling water to each glass.

Yield: 6 servings.

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Peach Colada (Alcoholic)

Ingredients

1 oz                            Dark rum
1 oz                            Light rum
4 oz                            Pineapple juice
1 oz                            Cream of coconut
1/2 cup                      Peaches; fresh; peeled - (more or less, to taste)
1 cup                         Ice; crushed

 

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and blend well. Pour into glass for serving.

Makes one drink.

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Peach Ice Milk

Ingredients

5 cups                         Peeled, chopped, ripe fresh peaches (about 3 pounds), divided
2/3 cup                     Sugar
1 tablespoon             Lemon juice
2 cups                      2% low-fat milk
1 cup                      Evaporated skimmed milk
1/2 cup                         Frozen egg substitute, thawed
2 tablespoons            Honey
1/8 teaspoon              Almond extract
                                    Fresh mint sprigs (optional)

 

Instructions

  1. Mash 4 cups peaches in a large bowl. Add sugar and lemon juice, stirring well; let stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add low-fat milk and next 4 ingredients, and beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until well blended; stir in remaining 1 cup peaches.
  3. Pour into the freezer can of a 1-gallon hand-turned or electric freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
  4. Spoon into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze (ripen) at least 1 hour.
  5. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

Yield: 10 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup).

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