July 18, 2023

Beautiful Bounty: The Stone Fruits of Summer

It’s so easy to eat well in summer! I get inspired every time I walk through a farmer’s market or even the produce section of the supermarket. There are so many stone fruits and melons available and right now they are at their peak. You just can’t go wrong creating desserts and salads from fruits like peaches, nectarines, apricots and the new pluots and apriums, which are hybrids created by crossing plums and apricots. In addition to the delicious taste there are plenty of health benefits from eating stone fruits. For instance: As a collagen booster: A cup of sliced […]
June 27, 2017

Balsamic Peaches with Crème Fraîche

A simple mix of sweet-tangy balsamic vinegar, orange juice and honey are all you need to turn in-season peaches into a fancy dessert. Top with a dollop of crème fraiche or Greek yogurt and call it done! The recipe is Gluten Free and Vegetarian. Ingredients: 3 peaches, halved and pitted 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup orange juice 1 Tbs. honey Crème fraîche (for topping) Instructions: Place peaches, cut-side up, in a large casserole dish In a medium bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, orange juice, and honey. Mix well. Pour over peaches and let absorb for 15 minutes. In a large […]