A nectarine is really just a peach without the fuzz and is just as good. For proof, try this easy to make nectarine smoothie for a tasty and nutritious start to the day.
Its also easy to turn this nectarine smoothie treat into a nutrition powerhouse just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.
In your favorite blender mix:
-2 large nectarines, cored and cut in chunks
-1 large banana peeled and sliced
-3/4 to 1 cup of cold orange juice
-1 carton Dannon Activia Peach Low Fat Yogurt
-1 Tbsp. Chia seed