Spiced Peach Shake

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It’s been a pretty hot summer, and I have been on the hunt for healthy postdinner refreshments. This simple shake-for-one did the trick! It takes under 5 minutes to make, and I already had all of the ingredients on hand.

This is the perfect summer dessert: easy to make and very refreshing. Make the most of the peach season, and give this delicious shake a try!

Quick tip: Peel a peach by scoring the bottom, placing it in boiling water for 5 seconds, and then plunging it into ice-cold water for 3 to 5 seconds. The skin will peel away easily.

Spiced Peach Shake

(from page 127 of Cooking Fresh With The Old Farmer’s Almanac)

1 large peach, peeled, pitted, and quartered

½ cup vanilla frozen yogurt

1 teaspoon honey

pinch of cinnamon

pinch of ground ginger

sprig of mint, for garnish


  • Place all of the ingredients except the mint in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into a tall, chilled glass. Garnish with mint and serve.

Makes 1 serving.


All of the ingredients (I used plain yogurt and a little ice instead of frozen yogurt), including fresh mint from my garden!


The final product (it was gone about 10 seconds later)!

Be sure to get your copy of Cooking Fresh today for more delicious and simple recipe ideas!

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