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Seasonal snacking: Perfect peach recipes

Nothing says summer quite like the appearance of fresh peaches in the grocery store and farmer’s markets. Here are some of our favourite peach recipes to inspire you to engage in some healthy, summer snacking.

baked peaches1) Baked cinnamon peaches

Is it a dessert? Is it a breakfast? It’s both! These peaches are baked with a titch of honey and cinnamon and then served with Greek yogurt, making for a healthy and sweet summer treat.

2) Peach mango coconut oil banana bread

Before you look at the ingredient list and go, “whoa that’s a lot of _____” for one recipe, keep in mind it makes two loaves. So 3/4 of a cup of brown sugar is a pretty minimal amount.

3) Banana peach green smoothieBanana-Peach-Green-Smoothie-5

This recipe is ideal for those looking for an entry point into the world of green smoothies. It contains everything you could ask for in a smoothie: protein-packed Greek yogurt, avocado for healthy, unsaturated fat, spinach for vitamin C and magnesium and banana, peaches and grapes for healthy sweetness and more nutrients.

4) Peach creamsicles

These protein popsicles are made with Greek yogurt, making for a perfect cool-down on a hot summer day.

Grilled-Peach-Blueberry-and-Goat-Cheese-Arugula-Salad-25) Grilled peach blueberry and goat cheese salad

Peaches and blueberries make for a yummy seasonal produce pair. Grilling peaches adds a summery barbecue taste to an arugula salad with goat cheese for creaminess and almonds for crunch.

6) Peach pie overnight oats

Overnight oats are a perfect way to ensure the time-pressed runner doesn’t neglect nutrition. This peach recipe takes just five minutes to assemble the night before and is ready to grab and go in the morning. Plus, it takes like dessert.

7) Peach cobbler pancakesPeachCobblerPancakes

Have a bit more time for an elaborate breakfast on the weekend? Keep things healthy with these vegan peach cobbler pancakes. These flapjacks are definitely kid-friendly.

IMG_29858) Fresh peach salsa

This salsa is sweet and refreshing. Serve on top of grilled fish or chicken, or pile on top of chips or crackers as an appetizer.

9) Basil peach chicken breasts

Fresh peaches keep this meat dish moist and sweet. Proof that fruit isn’t just good for dessert and breakfast!basilpeachchickenbreasts_650

10) Peach balsamic rosemary chicken

Summery peaches and rosemary combined with flavourful balsamic make a unique combination. Serve this chicken on top of rice or quinoa for a deliciously hearty peach recipe.