Our house has been attacked by peaches, nectarines, apricots, and the like. We’ve been going through dozens of them weekly, with a dozen or more on hand, at all times. I used to be that girl who only ate a peach if it was crunchy (aka, not fully ripe). It was the same for pears and nectarines. Didn’t touch them if they were soft and full of sweet juices. I just wasn’t into them. Then I grew up (ahem…last year). Now there’s no discrimination of fruit’s ripeness in this house. Well…maybe except for the lone banana that has all of those nasty brown spots on it. I just can’t do it.
We were pretty much raised by my grandmother, who was infamous for making fruit smoothies year round. I always loved when peaches were in season because it was my favorite of her smoothies.
This peach lassi is creamy, lightly sweet, and makes you feel like a kid again. Perfect for a Summer breakfast.
This would also be great substituted with nectarines, apricots, or the original flavor, mango, if you don’t have peaches on hand. Yogurt blended with fruit can never go wrong.
2 ripe peaches, pitted and chopped
1 cup plain Greek yogurt (non-fat or regurlar)
1/2 cup 1% milk
2 teaspoons of honey - optional
2-3 ice cubes - optional
Mint leaves for topping
Blend ingredients together (minus the mint leaves), pour into serving glasses and top off with a mint leaf.