This peach coconut smoothie is creamy, sweet, and delicious without dairy or added sugar. Fresh ripe peaches make all the difference in this healthy coconut milk smoothie recipe.
You won't believe how good (and how easy) this fruit smoothie is with just 3 simple ingredients! It's perfect for breakfast or a snack.
This is one of those last minute recipes that came about because of what I had in the kitchen—and it turned out to be one of my favorites. I had a couple of fresh peaches that needed to be used up, and a can of coconut milk in the fridge, and thought they would be great in a peaches and "cream" smoothie. I absolutely love the combination of fresh peaches and coconut milk with a hint of lemon.
Coconut milk smoothie
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Coconut milk is one of the best dairy substitutes and it's perfect for using in smoothies. It's rich and creamy and adds a subtle tropical flavor to whatever you mix it with.
The most important thing to look for when choosing your coconut milk is a clean ingredient list. Coconut milk should only have two ingredients: coconut and water. (I use either this one or this one.) Steer clear of brands that include gums and other processed food chemicals.
This usually means choosing shelf stable coconut milk in a can or box. Most of the refrigerated brands have a long ingredient list full of processed food additives and refined sugars. Be sure to read the ingredients on the label and get one with nothing added. And don't forget to look for BPA-free packaging as well.
Peach smoothie ingredients
Sweet ripe peaches make all the difference in this smoothie. Peaches are one of those fruits that tend to lose a little flavor when they're frozen. Fresh peaches will give you more flavor—especially if they're home-grown (they're in season from May to September, depending on where you live). And the beauty of making your smoothie at home is that you can add extra peaches if you like even more peach flavor.
Using chilled full fat coconut milk and ice gives this smoothie the perfect milkshake-like consistency. And while this recipe will work in a regular blender, blending it in the Vitamix makes it velvety smooth. I think fresh ripe peaches and coconut milk are sweet enough on their own, but you can always add a little of your favorite sweetener if you like.
Try this simple coconut milk smoothie with your favorite fruit. Just be sure to use ripe fruit and unsweetened coconut milk. That way you can control the sweetness by adding a touch of maple syrup, honey, stevia or monk fruit if needed.
Here are some options to try:
- fresh pineapple with lime zest
- strawberries, blueberry or other berry
With just a few ingredients this peach coconut smoothie is light, healthy and refreshing. Try it with homemade breakfast sausage on a biscuit for an egg-free breakfast.
More healthy smoothie recipes with coconut milk
- 3-Ingredient Green Smoothie Recipe
- Chocolate Coconut Smoothie
- Healthy Shamrock Shake Recipe
- Strawberry Banana Smoothie
- Mango Spinach Smoothie
Peach Coconut Milk Smoothie
- 1 cup coconut milk chilled
- 1 cup ice
- 2 fresh peaches peeled and cut into chunks
- lemon zest to taste
- Add coconut milk, ice, and peaches to Vitamix or blender. Using a microplane, add a few gratings of fresh lemon zest, to taste.
- Blend on high speed until smooth.
this look so good!! it's like a peach cloud.
Just made this smoothie today and it was wonderful and refreshing ! Thank you for sharing 🙂
I'm so glad you enjoyed the recipe, Julie! Thanks for letting me know 🙂
iola Norene Bult
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OMG it looks delicious! Thanks
I wasn't sure this smoothie would taste good. I added a ripe banana and it tastes good.
Ready to try that coconut-peach smoothie...it looks delicious!!!
Yay! Hope you love it!
I love the simplicity of this smoothie! This looks so refreshing. Pinning! 🙂
Nothing beats a good smoothie. The peaches make it look fresh, too. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us at Merry Monday.
I just made this smoothie using just picked, sweet, juicy Parker County TX peaches. I could drink these smoothies all day! Thank you for the recipe.
Those peaches sound amazing! Glad you loved the smoothie 🙂
can substitute the peach for mango? and coconut milk for coconut edible oil?
Here's a recipe for a mango coconut smoothie. Coconut oil cannot be substituted for coconut milk - they are very different.
Can you use frozen peaches instead of fresh? It’s not currently peach season and good fresh peaches are hard to come by.
Hi Ani, you can use frozen peaches but I find they don't have as much flavor as fresh ones so you may want to add extra peaches.