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National Peach Month

Posted by: [email protected] on August 9, 2017

National Peach Month

National Peach Month

Good news to all peach lovers out there: August is National Peach Month! Peaches are not just fresh and juicy, they’re also packed with vitamins and minerals for your dietary needs. If you’re looking for an easy source of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E, K, or even minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and copper – peaches are an excellent source for your daily dose!

While peaches are a part of the rose family, absolutely no thorns will harm you. In fact, they are sources of goodness that are perfect for quitting sugar due to high fibre and low calorie content. We want to join you in celebrating by indulging in peach recipes for the entire month! Here are our top picks that will leave you sPEACHLESS!

1. Peach Melba

Peach Melba

We know it’s not summer yet, but we know you can make an exception for something as tasty and refreshing as peach melba! This easy-to-make dessert serves six with only 117 calories each – perfect for healthy dessert dates for you and your friends!

Ingredients

  • peaches, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup thickened cream
  • 1 tbsp Natvia
  • 16 raspberries
  • 2 tbsp slivered almonds

Makes 6

2. Peach Cheesecake

Cheesecake week just passed, and we just have the perfect dessert for your (cheesecake week) hangover: peach cheesecake! Mainly using ricotta cheese, eggs, and peaches, can you believe this dessert only has 56 calories per slice? How can you not indulge in more than one?

Ingredients

  • cups Ricotta Cheese
  • 0.66 cup Natvia
  • each Eggs
  • teaspoon 100% vanilla extract
  • each peaches sliced
  • 3 cups/750g/1 lb 8 oz Ricotta Cheese
  • 2/3 cup/120g/4.2 oz Natvia
  • 3 each Eggs
  • 1 tsp 100% vanilla extract
  • 3 each peaches sliced

3. Impossible Pie with Peach twist!

The impossible pie just proves anything is possible – with a bonus twist, too! You just have to put all the ingredients together with the peaches on top, pop into the oven, and voila: a pie! Yup, just like that.

Ingredients

  • 500 ml Milk
  • 90 g Desiccated Coconut
  • 4 ea. Eggs
  • 5 ml Vanilla essence
  • 75 g Plain Flour
  • 120 g Butter
  • 135 g Natvia
  • 215 g Canned Peaches in natural juices, drained and roughly cut (about half a 425g can)

4. Peach and Blueberry Muffins

Having visitors over the weekend? This recipe is a sure hit with both kids and adults. Just the smell will beckon them to the oven, and once you serve them fresh, you’ll see an empty tray in no time!

PEACH & BLUEBERRY MUFFINS

Ingredients

  • 1 cup  plain yogurt non fat
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups gluten free flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup Natvia
  • 1/2 cup diced peach (from approximately one peach)
  • 1/2 cup blueberries

Makes 12 muffins

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Sugar Quitters, don’t forget to practice what you PEACH! Happy National Peach Month!

Words by Francesca Del Rosario

 

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