Peach season is upon us. The sweet succulent fruit can be readily found in your grocery store ripe and at a good price, so why not take advantage of it?
Aside from being sweet and delicious, peaches actually have quite a few health benefits. Peaches will give you glowing youthful skin as they are packed with antioxidants and have even been linked to killing cancer cells and fighting off diabetes. This fuzzy fruit also packs a punch with vitamin C, fiber, potassium and choline which support heart health.
After you tire of biting right into this healthy juicy golden fruit, here are some peach recipes to mix it up!
Peaches are very versatile, thus peach recipes range from salsas to smoothies to the classic peach pie. Try not to drool on your keyboard too much when scrolling through these 15 Heavenly Tasty Peach Recipes You Will Definitely Love.
Did you know quinoa is a complete protein? This dessert is not only yummy but somewhat healthy and well-rounded.
This is labeled for happy hour, but I bet it would be perfect for bedtime with the relaxing properties of chamomile tea.
Who wouldn’t want to try adult popsicles? Just make sure the kids don’t get into these!
I know I’m a fan of Nutella and the thought that I get to torch my dessert makes it all the more enticing.
According to the author, after the pitting and slicing of the peaches, this recipe only takes minutes to mix up and put in the oven. Sounds good to me!
I’ve never baked oatmeal before, but this website has many other varieties to try out if you are interested.
Summer is the time for overnight oats. Prepare these in a large batch for breakfast on the go!
There are many peach recipes for overnight oats, but this one mixes in berries to boost the antioxidant factor.
I made strawberry freezer jam in a cooking class and I will tell you it is so much easier than you think. You don’t even have to heat it up!
Browned butter is one of those flavors that sends recipes over the top. My mouth is watering imagining the warm browned butter flavor with the sweetness of the peaches.
I couldn’t resist adding another of the brown butter peach recipes I found. I’ve never heard of putting butter into a smoothie…but why not?
I’ve not yet grilled fruit, but I have tasted it and the grill makes the sweetness stand out so beautifully with the charred taste. This is definitely a great addition to these peach recipes!
This is absolutely genius. I love the addition of goat cheese and cilantro paired with the sweetness of the berries.
I will admit, fruit in salsa weirds me out a little bit, but it’s so popular (hello mango salsa) that who am I to judge?
Strawberries and peaches go together like peas and carrots, and are much more sweet and delicious!
Be sure to take full advantage of peach season and use these peach recipes to change it up! Whether it be sweet or savory, you can whip up something delicious with those sweet, ripe peaches!
Featured photo credit: Amanda DeWitt at Diary of a Semi-Health Nut via semihealthyblog.com