Social Messaging: Peaches


Need some sweet tweets? Lisa Andrews, MEd, RD, LD shares a few about peaches.

Peaches. Nothing says “summer” like fresh peaches.  Did you know that Georgia is officially known as “the peach state” in the US?

  • Peaches come in two varieties: clingstone and free stone and originated in China.
  • One peach contains just 59 calories!
  • Peaches may have white or yellow flesh. White flesh peaches tend to be more expensive and are sweeter and less acidic than yellow.
  • Saturn peaches have a flatter shape, similar to a donut, and they are easy to eat out of hand.
  • Peaches are an excellent source of cancer-fighting beta-carotene and vitamin C as well as potassium and fiber.
  • Peaches can be eaten alone as a snack, chopped and added to salads or cereal or cooked into delightful pies or cobblers.
  • One large peach provides about 70 calories and 3 grams of dietary fiber.
  • Buy your peaches in a variety of ripe states from ready to eat right now to a little less ripe. You will have some to eat now and some to eat later.

Here is a fun dessert or snack idea you can make with peaches, apricots, and berries. It is a fresh fruit tart. You do not even need a recipe! Assemble your fruit in a tart pan as shown in our photo. Top with a little bit of apricot or peach preserves and serve fresh. You do not need to fuss with a crust!

Check out our new peach poster:

Become a premium member today and get access to hundreds of articles and handouts plus our premium tools!

Upcoming Posts

UP NEXT IN Cooking
Veg IN!

New Products Available Now

Published on Categories cooking