Nutrition

11 Healthy Peach Recipes to Make This Summer

From sweet to savory, these recipes will help you make the most of the season.

We may be halfway through summer, but peach season is only now in full swing. The versatile, juicy fruit works well in both sweet and savory dishes, so grab some at your local farmers’ market and try making one of these healthy peach recipes.

1. Summer Peach Balsamic Pizza
via Love & Olive Oil

Use a crust of your choice, whether homemade or store bought, and divide it into four smaller pieces to create mini pizzas. The pizzas are then topped with fresh basil, peaches, and a balsamic reduction.

2. Habanero Peach Honey Mustard
via Chili Pepper Madness

If you’ve been using store-bought mustard all your life, it’s time to give DIY a try. If habanero peppers are too hot, use a milder pepper of your choice.

3. Clean Peach Crumble
via Amy’s Healthy Baking

Oats and whole wheat flour pack this peach crumble recipe full of healthy whole grains. The agave can also be swapped out for honey or maple syrup, and the butter for coconut oil.

4. Blueberry Peach Fruit Roll-Ups
via Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Throw it back to your childhood with these three-ingredient homemade fruit roll-ups. Just make sure you have plenty of time to make these, as they need to bake for six to eight hours.

5. Chili Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Chipotle Peach Sauce
via Unrefined RD

This recipe calls for canned peaches, but using fresh ones will make your tacos even more flavorful. To make the recipe vegan, swap vegan mayo into the sauce.

6. Basil Peach Sorbet
via Asia Bradlee

This simple sorbet calls for frozen peaches, almond milk, and honey. Fresh basil helps gives the sorbet a nice summery flavor.

7. Peach Balsamic Caprese Salad
via Whole and Heavenly Oven

This caprese salad uses peaches instead of tomatoes, in addition to almonds and romaine lettuce. If you’re extra hungry, try topping the salad with some grilled chicken.

8. Peach Pie Oatmeal Cookies
via Amy’s Healthy Baking

These cookies offer another delicious way to incorporate peaches into your dessert line-up. Store them in an airtight container to keep them soft and chewy.

9. One Skillet Peach-Glazed Chicken
via The Seasoned Mom

A homemade peach glaze—made with coconut sugar, apple cider vinegar, dijon mustard, and peaches—gives chicken breasts great flavor. Olive oil or coconut oil are healthier replacements for the canola oil that the recipe calls for.

10. Healthy Peach Muffins
via Happy Food Healthy Life

Greek yogurt, almond milk, and honey make these muffins a nutritious breakfast option. If you’re eating vegan, substitute the Greek yogurt for non-dairy yogurt.

11. Peach Salsa
via Dinner at the Zoo

This simple salsa is perfect for dipping, topping tacos or meat, or even eating straight-up. If you want more than just peaches in the salsa, add tomatoes.