Peach Cobbler Smoothie

Peach Cobbler Smoothie by Cara Lyons-2

Summer is right around the corner and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the teasers already. A few 80+ days already, watching my daughter splish-splash in her new water table out back, and peaches in the supermarket. That last one is always a good sign!

I’m already dreaming of picking some fresh, local ones later this summer and whipping up a peach cobbler. With a thick, warm biscuit crust atop bubbling sweet peaches, what’s not to love?

In the meantime, I’m happy to slurp down this frozen cool and creamy treat. And so is my toddler – this seems to be her favorite smoothie yet! Could it be the oatmeal blended right in? For me, it brings up that unmistakable baked dessert taste; for her, it might just remind her of breakfast she knows and love. My little peanut actually sucked down a whole serving two afternoons in a row – huge, for her. Of course she didn’t eat much dinner later on. But I didn’t care much. She definitely got her fill of high fiber and healthy fats from the oats, almond butter and almond milk.

Peach Cobbler Smoothie by Cara Lyons-1

Speaking of almond milk, we go through a ton of it considering we are not a strictly dairy free household. The hubby and I have been loving it for years. It just has more… flavor. And is so much better in smoothies and protein shakes. While we can tolerate dairy ok, we just prefer other foods as the bulk of our diets. Just a little food for thought. Nondairy milk for all, I say. Give it a try.

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Peach Cobbler Smoothie

Yield: 2 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Dessert in a glass, for breakfast or snack! Cooked oats make this smoothie deliciously reminiscent of its namesake baked good.

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups frozen peaches
½ cup cooked steal cut oats (tip: I keep a batch of cooked oats in my fridge for adding to smoothies, or mixing with fruit or yogurt for my toddler)
1 container Pacific Foods Almond Original 8 oz non-dairy beverage
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon raw creamy almond butter
1 tablespoon ground chia seeds
2 dates

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Begin processing on low speed to break up the fruit, gradually increasing to high. Blend for 30-60 seconds on high, until smooth and creamy. Pour into two glasses and enjoy.

Cara Lyons, www.carascravings.com

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This post is sponsored by Pacific Foods. I was provided with samples and compensation to create the recipe in honor of National Non-Dairy Month. Please visit their recipe page and Pinterest board for additional dairy-free inspiration.

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16 Responses to “Peach Cobbler Smoothie”

  1. 1

    janet @ the taste space — June 15, 2014 @ 7:28 am Reply

    I like to rotate my drinks but currently on a soy milk phase. :)

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    Terri Cole — June 15, 2014 @ 4:04 pm Reply

    I’m vegan, so I always use plant milk. I pretty much like all of them, but I probably use almond milk the most. Thanks for the chance to win some!

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    Maggie — June 15, 2014 @ 6:08 pm Reply

    Cara this sounds heavenly. Pete looooooves oats and I looooove cobblers and crisps. I never would’ve thought to put them in a smoothie. Love it!

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    Corisa Jubinsky — June 16, 2014 @ 10:32 am Reply

    very vanilla soy milk for my coffee !

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    Jared — June 16, 2014 @ 1:18 pm Reply

    I also go through a lot of almond milk, even though I’m not strictly dairy free either. It just tastes so good!

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    Maggie — June 16, 2014 @ 1:27 pm Reply

    I’ve been cooking with almond breeze almond milk, I haven’t started drinking it on it’s own yet, but I can’t wait to try it in smoothies!

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    Kate — June 16, 2014 @ 2:47 pm Reply

    Looking forward I trying oatmeal in a smoothie–great idea!

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    Elizabeth — June 16, 2014 @ 9:28 pm Reply

    Love using almond milk to make smoothies.

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    Kristina — June 16, 2014 @ 10:51 pm Reply

    my favorite non dairy milk would be almond, for sure!
    my favorite non dairy beverage? champagne ;)

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    Megan's Cookin' — June 18, 2014 @ 7:32 pm Reply

    I love coconut milk. I should use it more often then I do!

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    Erin G — June 19, 2014 @ 9:16 am Reply

    oh Gav would love that, and so would I! I will have to try that this weekend!

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      Erin G — June 19, 2014 @ 9:17 am

      oh and almond milk is actually my favorite nondairy bev! :) i couldn’t get enough of it during pregnancy!

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    dori — June 19, 2014 @ 12:59 pm Reply

    almond milk is my fave! vanilla, chocolate, regular, whatev. and this is the what i buy for M’s lunch bag! its her fave!

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    Pam G — June 19, 2014 @ 1:08 pm Reply

    Sounds yummy! I love almond milk!

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    Jennifer DeBesse — June 19, 2014 @ 1:19 pm Reply

    We are big almond milk drinkers since two of us are dairy free!

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    Alisa Fleming — June 19, 2014 @ 6:42 pm Reply

    Hmm, I’d actually have to say that almond milk is my favorite non-dairy beverage!

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