Peaches are undoubtedly one of the best fruits ot enjoy during summer, and it just so happens that they’re also incredibly good for you too! Peaches are a great source of vitamins A and C and a group of antioxidants known as flavonoids. They’re also a good source of potassium which helps control blood pressure levels and they happen to make delicious summertime treats of all kinds!
Peaches are easy to use in the kitchen no matter whether you’re making a sweet or savory recipe. To show you how to use this nutritious and tasty stone fruit before summer ends, we’re sharing 15 of our favorite creative peach recipes with you. Some of these recipes are a spin on a traditional form of the recipe, while others take a completely new approach. Take a look at all of these and see which one strikes your fancy to test out first!
Pizza is an easy meal we can all enjoy any night of the week, but pizza doesn’t require meat or dairy cheese in order to be delicious. In fact, you can mix a variety of ingredients like tomatoes, avocados, and herbs and spices to create a delicious texture and flavor that’s perfect for pizza recipes. Other fruits besides tomatoes are also great to include on pizza, including peaches. Try out this tasty Peppers and Peaches Pizza for the perfect mix of sweet, spicy, and savory!
Shrubs are drinking vinegars that are great for digestion, and they can be fermented with a variety of fruits and/or sweeteners to start the fermentation process. Peach and Lemongrass Shrub is made with peaches and the herb, lemongrass, which gives the finished vinegar a sweet, herbal flavor.
Galettes are an easy dessert that many people enjoy during summer, and most of them tend to be easier to make than lattice style pies. Perfect Peach Galette is made without butter like many galettes call for, and it’s filled with sweetness from peaches, real sugar, and has a nutty flavor from pistachios. If you’re looking to impress a crowd with a vegan recipe, this one is a great option to try!
Tagines are slow-cooked savory stews that typically include meat, fish, and other animal products in the recipes, however, you can make a satisfying, comforting tagine at home without any animal products whatsoever. Try out this Orange Vegetable Tagine With Peaches for savory meets sweet stew that takes peaches to a whole new level in no time!
If you happen to be in the mood for peach pie, look no further. Intimidated by making a lattice crust? Don’t be! This recipe for Peach Pie With Lattice Crust walks you through the entire process so you can be a pie pro in no time!
Zoodles are zucchini noodles, in case you haven’t heard of them yet. They’re a fantastic way to sneak in more veggies and to avoid overdosing on processed pasta. Try this recipe for Zoodles With Avocado, Peaches, and White Beans as a great way to enjoy zucchini noodles!
Peaches go great in hot sauce since they add a delicious and complimentary sweetness to the spicy intensity of peppers. Give this Peach Habanero Hot Sauce recipe for your next hot sauce adventure in the kitchen. You can also sub in less spicy peppers for the habanero if you’re not sure you can take the heat!
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This creative recipe is a wonderful way to enjoy creamy, crunchy, chewy textures all in one while also indulging in a healthy sweet treat. Try Roasted Peaches, Puffed Quinoa, and Papaya Cashew Cream Parfait for a tasty dessert that kids and adults will love!
You don’t need dairy cream in order to enjoy peaches and cream treats of all kinds! In fact, these Peaches and Cream Pancakes are completely vegan and also easy to make. Whip these up for your next breakfast, brunch, or for a fun dessert!
Crumbles are the perfect type of dessert when you’re not in the mood to bake a whole cake but want something with a delicious, cake-like texture and flavor. Crumbles are also since they feature fresh fruit which adds sweetness and a comfort-food texture. Try this Peach and Raspberry Crumble which takes two of the best fruits of the season and puts them into one tasty recipe!
Coconut is a favorite food and flavor for many of us, and we sure love that coconut is added to this Peach and Coconut Galette because it adds the perfect touch of creaminess. This recipe walks you through how to make each part of the galette and couldn’t be easier to prepare. Talk about a decadent and easy dessert!
A delicious tart with a plant-based, homemade mascarpone cheese? Yep, sign us up! If you’ve ever wanted to make your own vegan cheese or have been curious about the process, this easy recipe is all you need to do just that. Raw Peach and Raspberry Tart With Raw Mascarpone also doesn’t require an oven so you don’t have to worry about heating up the kitchen in the midst of summertime.
Here’s a great crumble recipe that pairs blueberry, vanilla, and peaches for a tasty combination you won’t forget. Bourbon Vanilla Blueberry Crumble is made with healthy ingredients such as spelt flour, wild blueberries, peaches, vanilla bean, and even walnuts too!
Apples, peach, jam, what’s not to love? These bars are the perfect way to combine all the wonderful flavors of these three ingredients into one recipe. They’re also easy to make and don’t require a lot of ingredients. Get the recipe for Apple and Peach Jam Pie Bars here and then, get cookin’!
Hand pies are a great way to let everyone you make them for enjoy their own little pies. They’re also perfect to make for simple, single-serving desserts that you can take to parties, brunches, and get-togethers. Try Peach Mango Hand Pies which are a comforting, fruity dessert recipe everyone is sure to love!
Peaches are also great to add to green smoothies, oatmeal, brown rice porridge, quinoa, and even salads, chia pudding, and more. Try using peaches in all kinds of different ways to see which one becomes your new favorite!
Lead image source: Peach Habanero Hot Sauce