12 Peachy Keen Recipes: SparkPeople SlideShow
12 Peachy Keen Recipes
In early summer, strawberries rule, but come July peaches reign supreme. If you're as keen on these stone fruits as we are, you'll love this round up of sweet and savory dishes that are as nutritious as they are delicious.
Brown Sugar Peach Shortcake
Shortcake usually involves strawberries, but it's just as delicious with other summer fruits, including peaches. This dessert is not too sweet and ready in just 30 minutes. Get the recipe!
Mini Strawberry-Peach Freezer Pops
Easy and low in calories, these cool pudding-based treats are perfect when you want something small and sweet. The strawberry in the bottom could be replaced with a chunk of fresh peach. Get the recipe!
Seared Cod with Peach-Mango Salsa
Light and fruity, this simple fish dish gets a double dose of flavor from the coriander plant. The lemony seeds add freshness to the fish, while the vibrant leaves make the finished meal "pop." Peach and mango jazz up jarred salsa. Get the recipe!
Broiled Cinnamon Peaches
Packed with flavor but not carbs, this dessert is sure to please. Garnish with fresh mint, if desired. Get the recipe!
Slow Cooker Pork Chops & Peaches
Pork pairs beautifully with fruit. Traditionally served with applesauce, peaches are a welcome change in this easy, tasty recipe. The best part is that it requires only four ingredients! Get the recipe!
Peach Yogurt Fizz
Whether you're suffering from nausea, heartburn, or just in need of a cool and refreshing snack or breakfast idea, this is the perfect nutritious pick-me-up. Any leftover shake can be frozen in pop molds or 5-ounce paper cups with popsicle sticks for a fun summer treat.
Country Peach Tart (Peach Galette)
If you're a crust lover, this pie is for you. Sometimes called a country tart or a galette, the pie crust is laid out flat on a baking sheet, with the filling piled in the center. The crust gets folded up and can be brushed with milk or egg whites and sprinkled with sugar before baking. The result is more crispy, delicious pie crust in every bite.
Summer Peach Crisp
When food is fresh, you don't need to do much to it. This peach crumble is wonderful for a summer evening treat. The crumble pairs well with ice cream or frozen yogurt (and the next morning, with plain Greek yogurt for a special breakfast). Get the recipe!
Peach-Tomato Salad with Basil and Feta
Sweet peaches and tangy tomatoes pair perfectly in this simple summer salad. Garnish with feta cheese and fresh herbs, then serve with crusty whole-grain bread to sop up the juice. Get the recipe!
Fresh Tomato Salsa with Mangos & Peaches
This delicious summer salsa is great with tortilla chips or with your favorite grilled meat. Or serve it up as a warm-weather twist on bruschetta: Grill slices of whole-grain baguette drizzled in olive oil. Slice a clove of garlic in half and rub on top side of the cut bread. Top with one or two tablespoons of the salsa and season with salt and pepper. Get the recipe!
Grilled Peaches with Raspberries
Grilling intensifies the sweetness of peaches and caramelizes their juices. Paired with tangy raspberries, the peaches are a delightful way to end a meal cooked on the grill. Tip: Brush peaches with a bit of coconut oil before grilling for extra flavor. Get the recipe!
Summer Salad with Peaches and Goat Cheese
You'll love the contrast of sweet peaches with tangy, creamy goat cheese atop summer's freshest vegetables. Get the recipe!