Hydrate the Healthy Way with a Peach Lassi Freeze

By Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RD, dietitian consultant, and Terri Brownlee, MPH, RD, LDN, Bon Appétit Regional Director of Nutrition

Every month, Bon Appétit Management Company’s Food for Your Well Being program offers information about a particular dietary change that our customers could make to improve their health. July’s Hydrate the Healthy Way campaign focuses on avoiding beverages with added sugar or other sweeteners. (Read more about it on our Facebook page.) We hope you’ll try out one of the recipes we’ll be posting this month for delicious drinks that will quench your thirst without expanding your waistline.

Here’s a seasonal, lighter take on an Indian classic.

Peach Lassi Freeze

Servings: 4

3 local peaches in season, chopped and peeled
1/2 cup ice
1/2 cup nonfat or lowfat plain yogurt*
Juice from one orange
Splash of orange-flower water (optional)

Place ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

* Vanilla yogurt can be used if a sweeter lassi is preferred.