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15 Perfect Peach Recipes To Make Now (GF and Whole30 Approved)
Peaches Have A Short Season – It’s Time To Make The Most Of It!
It’s summmmmer timmmmme! And that means peeeeaaaach seasonnnn. (Please excuse us. Adding extra letters to words is the best way we know to express just how excited we are for these peach recipes). Peaches are at their peak for only two months during the year – July and August – and we plan to make the most of this short window by enjoying them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Before we get to just what will be on the menu, here are some peachy basics to help you fall in love with our peach recipes– if you’re not already.
The How To’s of Picking a Perfect Peach
As any primed peach picker knows, it’s the fruit that’s fragrant with flesh that yields a bit when pressed, that’s sweet and juicy. Skip any fruit with cuts or tan spots as it may not be at it’s best. Also, avoid any fruit that’s rock hard or too mushy. Peaches will ripen if left on the counter for a few days. Ripe fruit can be stored for up to three days.
Of course, a perfectly ripe peach is totally delicious on its own. We don’t blame anyone for eating them by the bushel as is. If you’re feeling a bit more creative, however, here are 15 peach recipes (suitable for many diet considerations) to pique your palate.
15 Perfect Summer Peach Recipes
Paleo Grilled Peaches With Coconut Cream from Paleo Grubs
Grilled peaches are topped with coconut cream and for some added sweetness a sprinkle of cinnamon, for a light and refreshing dessert.
Peach Gazpacho from Martha Stewart
For this peach gazpacho “Replace the traditional tomatoes with sweet, ripe peaches in this cool summer soup.”
Peach, Arugula & Tomato Salad with Honey Olive Oil Dressing from Dish By Dish
“This vibrant summer salad is bursting with contrasting flavors – the sweetness of ripe summer peaches and cherry tomatoes; the peppery taste of fresh arugula leaves; and a hint of saltiness from crumbled blue cheese.”
Ricotta and Mulberry Grilled Peaches
One of our favorite peach recipes. Grilling fresh peaches caramelizes their natural sugars making them not only sweeter but a little bit juicier. Creamy ricotta offers a delicate finish to this Ricotta and Peach dish.
Baked Peach BBQ Chicken Wings from Healthy Nibbles and Bits
This sauce is sweetened only with peaches and apple cider. Wow!
Quick and Easy Peach Salsa from Destination Delish
“The sweetness from the fruit mixed with typical savory ingredients such as garlic and onions creates a perfect salsa.”
All Fruit 4-Ingredient Popsicles from Minimalist Baker
There are no Popsicle molds for these deliciously simple, vegan pop.
Paleo Peach Pudding from Further Food
This paleo peach pudding gets its creaminess from a blend of raw cashews, vanilla and coconut cream. Brilliant!
Peach Raspberry Crumble from Delicious Meets Healthy
There’s no butter or flour here, this crumble is topped with almond flour, coconut sugar, gluten-free oats, and almonds.
Paleo Peach Cobbler with Blueberries from Civilized Caveman
“My favorite way to eat this paleo peach cobbler is directly from the warm cast iron skillet after taking it out of the oven with one addition — ice cream. I like to take a large scoop of coconut milk ice cream and place it right in the middle of the warm skillet so it melts in every fruity crevice.”
Peach Smoothie from Paleo Crumbs
“This smoothie is über creamy, peachy, with just a slight hint of cinnamon.”
Grilled Pork Chops with Peaches from A Calculated Whisk
“If you need a healthy, well-balanced lunch or dinner fast, this recipe has your name on it.”
Balsamic Roasted Peach, Fig & Almond Salad from Rachael Hartley Nutrition
There’s a lot of love in this salad including peaches, bacon, and figs. Leave out the bleu cheese if it isn’t part of your diet.
Rosemary Grilled Chicken and Peach Salad with Pecan Vinaigrette from Get Inspired Everyday
“You need this recipe in your life simply because of the dressing, it’s so good I’m making triple batches of it.”
Coconut Almond Crusted Cod with Pineapple Peach Salsa from Recipe Runner
Pineapple, peaches, lime juice and jalapeño come together in this easy-to-prepare salad.