Sweet, juicy, and oh so fragrant peaches being in season is just one more reason to love summers. You may say that peaches are always available, but summer is the peak peach picking season and the best time to enjoy the delicious hand-picked fruit!
Find local organic peaches near a farmers’ market or a grocery store. Choose local peaches when you can; they contain less pesticide residue and are more delicious. Not to mention that trucked-in peaches are usually picked before they are fully ripe and often get damaged in transportation.
There are so many ways to enjoy this delicious fruit. Baked or poached, grilled or caramelized, sweet or savory, we have recipe ideas for every craving. We have a recipe for whatever meal you plan to make using peaches.
Let’s start with an easy one that is simply ingenious! If you like peaches and cheesecake, this one is for you. Rather than taking the time to bake a whole homemade cheesecake, you can top off each peach half with a dollop of cheesecake cream. Then give it a quick roast in the oven, and you got yourself a decadent dessert.
Sweet, savory, and sour, this Grilled Peach and Parma Ham Bruschetta is a triple threat. And the combination of textures works so well too! Smooth cream cheese, crispy artisanal bread, parma ham that melts in your mouth… perfect summer appetizer in 15 minutes.
Who doesn’t love a good piece of homemade pie? One of the best summer pie recipes, this lattice crust peach pie is out of this world. Don’t let the summer pass you by without making this peach pie!
A fresh summer salad with the best in-season ingredients, Tomatoes, Peaches, and Corn with Burrata salad, is always a hit. If you try it now, chances are you won’t stop making it till Labor Day.
Classic rustic juicy peach treat topped with a biscuit crust is an all-time summer favorite. Less is more when it comes to peach cobbler, and this easy recipe will prove that. Don’t forget to get whipped cream and your favorite vanilla ice cream for serving.
A Southern summer fantasy on a plate! Juicy peaches, summer-ripe tomatoes, cornbread croutons, country ham, glazed pecans over peppery arugula, red onions, scallions, and sweet corn. Just heavenly!
Give the classic Caprese salad a summer twist. This is a unique side dish with salty prosciutto and fresh mozzarella cheese drizzled with a fresh herb sauce! This salad comes together in minutes.
Light, fresh, and made on the grill, these skewers are everything you want in a summer meal. If you have never grilled peaches before, get ready to have your mind blown. Paired with juicy, citrus-Sriracha marinated chicken and bright basil, each bite is an explosion of sweet and savory flavor with just the right amount of heat.
If you haven’t noticed, Burrata and peaches is the pairing we can’t get enough of in summer. This fancy-sounding Pizzette with flat peaches, parma ham, and Burrata is a delicious and fuss-free option for summer lunch or dinner.
Another Southern classic you will fall in love with. Buttery sweet biscuits, jammed with juicy fresh Georgia peaches and chopped Southern pralines. They’re soft, tender, and super buttery. One more peach dessert to add to your collection.
When summer brings ripe peaches and tomatoes, it's the perfect time to change your standard Caprese. This is a special side dish featuring salty prosciutto and fresh mozzarella cheese drizzled with a fresh herb sauce!
And now, as promised, an out-of-left-field recipe you must try!
Kale and firm peaches change the traditional kimchi format in this recipe, giving you some nice crunch and sweetness. Paired with classic kimchi flavors, this sweet-and-spicy kimchi is the perfect side dish for your next BBQ.
When classic pico de gallo meets fresh peach, it becomes a refreshing summer snack you won’t get enough of.
We promise you won't be able to resist this Prosciutto and Basil Sandwich with a vibrant peach kick! Sweet, salty, and savory flavors make this the perfect picnic and summer sandwich.
This pie disappears quickly, so make two if you can!
These were a breeze to throw together and tasted light, summery, and refreshing — maybe something festive to consider this weekend?
These squares are lovely for many reasons. First, there is no cooking involved. Second, it is so fast to throw together. Take out your food processor, blend some ingredients, and top with yogurt and fruit of your choice. Last, it is pretty much guilt-free. The crust is fantastic in that it sticks together really well and tastes so perfectly sweetened. It’s so satisfying and filling. Also, thanks to the base, these guys aren’t a pain to cut up and serve. They stay together well.
These Peach Crepes with Goat Cheese Cream Filling are sweet and full of flavor without sacrificing nutrition. Simple, wholesome ingredients create the perfect meal to start your day!
Layers of smashed peach, sharp cheddar, roasted poblano, and crispy bacon are all you need for this grown-up grilled cheese sandwich.
Cold and creamy vanilla ice cream topped with sweet grilled peaches is possibly the best summer dessert ever. Surprise your family with this delicious combination of flavors for a cook-out they will never forget. A few minutes on the grill brings out the sweet peachy flavor of summer for the perfect ice cream topping.
A simple summer smoothie made with fresh peaches, oats, almond milk, and honey! Dairy-free.
This unique muffin recipe was inspired by a mouth-watering, moist, delightful, and tart lemon-ginger muffin served at a small coffee shop in Atlanta's Hartsfield airport. In this recipe, we've taken advantage of the sweetness and great flavor of fresh peaches, combined with ginger's fresh, kicky taste.
Peaches are an excellent plant-based source of iron – not a nutrient we usually associate with sweet foods! And just when you thought this recipe couldn't get any more nutrient-dense, I added wild blueberries! Blueberries have one of the highest antioxidant capacities of any food. You'll also appreciate it's made with nutrient-dense gluten-free flour and coconut flour. It is rich in protein and fiber too.