All the glorious ways you can use fresh peaches this month

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August is well-known for being the Sunday of summer, but it's also National Peach Month! Peaches are essentially summer in a juicy fruit. They're very versatile when it comes to the culinary arts. They go from their naturally sweet state to savory with just a couple of spices.

According to a study from Texas A&M, peaches have been linked to helping vastly decrease the amount of obesity-related diseases such as diabetes. The anthocyanins, chlorogenic acids, quercetins and catechins the juicy fruit contains also help reduce bad cholesterol.

Take advantage of the fact they're in season! Here are some recipes to help you get started:
Recipes for National Peach Month
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All the glorious ways you can use fresh peaches this month
Grilled Peach Caprese Salad

Make this dish anytime you’re grilling burgers, fish, or veggies. It complements just about any main course and adds so much color to your summertime table!

Photo Credit: Eating Made Easy 

Amaretti Streusel Peach Tart

A sweet and juicy summer pie full of ripe in-season peaches and topped with delicious Amaretti Streusel!

Photo Credit: Savory Nothings

Peaches and Cream Muesli Cereal

 The beautiful thing about this recipe is it is so easy to swap out a few things based on what’s in season or what you like even. If you don’t like peaches but love strawberries, then change’em out.

Photo Credit: Billy Parisi

Peach Cobbler Smoothie with Coconut Milk Whipped Cream

You can whip by hand or in a standing mixer on low speed. To be honest, the coconut milk whipped cream would go perfect on just about any smoothie or dessert!

Photo Credit: Billy Parisi

Roasted Peach Panzanella Salad

Toss the ingredients with fresh spinach, arugula and a handful of herbs. With a little bit of acid and a whole lot of sweetness, this is a summer salad that everyone will love!

Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer 

Sweet Glazed Salmon With Peach Salsa

Let's talk about this Jalapeño Peach Salsa. Hands down one of the best things I have ever tasted. Just the right amount of heat, and just the right amount of sweet. Summer by the spoonful.

Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie

Peach Creamsicles

They’re the perfect summer treat! Something that both the kids and the adults will love. Something to beat the heat. Creamy, peachy, and delicious. YUM!

Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie 

Peaches & Cream Overnight French Toast

Prep the recipe, let it sit in the fridge overnight (absorbing all of the delicious flavor), wake up at whatever time you see fit, and bake to perfection. Not a bad deal at all!

Photo Credit: The Cookie Rookie

Bourbon Peach Ice Cream

Summery peaches and warm bourbon flavors are all rolled into a scoop of frozen ice cream making it ideal at this juncture of the seasons.

Photo Credit: A Brown Table 

Peach and Black Raspberry Cobbler

This recipe makes about six individual 6" cobblers depending on the size of your baking dishes. You can also make one large cobbler. You can substitute the fruit with almost any fresh cherries, berries, apples, etc.

Photo Credit: A Brown Table

Grilled Peach and Prosciutto Crostini

Grilled French bread topped with homemade ricotta cheese, salty prosciutto and grilled white peaches finished with a drizzle of honey – such an easy appetizer for gatherings or BBQs.

Photo Credit: A Happy Food Dance 

Old Fashioned Peach Crisp Pie

The marriage of peach crisp and the pie crust make the most delicious pair! They’re the cutest little couple and the delicious baby they create together is just downright scrumptious.

Photo Credit: Aimee Broussard 

Peaches Biscuits With Cocoa and Rum (Breskvice)

These biscuits are a traditional Croatian recipe that look like little peaches rolled in sugar and colored in food coloring to get an authentic peachy look. They are filled with cocoa filling with rum and are usually kept for special occasions like Easter, Christmas, or for Weddings.

Photo Credit: Better Baking Bible 

Fresh Peach Cake

This cake is the perfect thing to enjoy first thing in the morning with coffee or topped with vanilla ice cream for dessert.

Photo Credit: Clara Persis 

Grilled Peaches with Orange Blossom Syrup & Pistachios

Fresh, local peaches are one of the true delights of summer, and grilling makes them even more of a treat by highlighting and intensifying their natural flavor and adding a subtle smokiness.

Photo Credit: An Edible Mosaic 

Ginger Peach Cupcakes

A dessert dream: A cupcake made with fresh peaches topped with peach buttercream.

Photo Credit: Dessert for Two

Spiced Peach Pancakes

These summery peach pancakes gently spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger.

Photo Credit: Clara Persis 

Peach Wine Slushies

Made with simply a bottle of wine and a bag o’ frozen fruit, these are essentially effortless.

Photo Credit: Dessert for Two 

Glazed Peach Bread

It’s the perfect bread along side a cup of coffee or even a refreshing summer dessert. If you have fresh peaches on hand, you need to try this bread.

Photo Credit: Deliciously Sprinkled 

Peaches & Cream Bars

These peaches and cream bars have a thick buttery bottom layer covered with a sweet peach filling and topped with the BEST buttery crumble topping. Seriously, these bars are a super addicting and as always, super simple to make.

Photo Credit: Deliciously Sprinkled 
Freekah, Kale and Peach Salad

Topped with crispy tempeh bits, goat cheese & a maple-dijon dressing.

Photo Credit: Delish Knowledge 

Peaches Wrapped in Prosciutto

Cut the prosciutto into long tringle like strips. Don’t worry if the strips are a little messy, they’ll roll up nicely.

Photo Credit: Clara Persis 

Almond-Peach Galette

This galette is an excellent idea if you tire of eating peaches over the sink.

Photo Credit: Hola Jalapeño 

Have any delicious peach recipes you absolutely love? Please share them below.

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