Peaches are starting to come into season around here. We have been getting baskets of them from the local farmers’ markets and tearing right into them. Peaches are rich in vitamin C, a disease-fighting antioxidant required for tissue repair, maintenance of bone, cartilage and teeth, and formation of skin, blood vessels, ligaments and tendons. Peaches also contain vitamin A, another antioxidant that’s important for eye and immune health, reproduction, and cell function.
Although I love the unadulterated taste of a peach all by itself, combining it with greens, some fresh cheese and a little dressing makes a delicious meal, especially on hot summer days when turning on the stove is the last thing you want to do. Continue reading “Dinner Tonight: Peach Salad”Read More