Just Peachy: 16 Peach Recipes to Make Today

By Lisa Esile, MS,

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Make the most of the finger-licking deliciousness of summer peaches with these delectable whole-food, plant-based peach recipes. Naturally sweet and tender, peaches require little additional sweetening and taste great baked in cobblers, tarts, crumbles, and cakes as well as grilled and added to a salad or salsa. And if you haven't tried them as a refreshing icy snack, you're in for a treat!

peach arugula salad

Peachy-Orange Arugula Salad

The juicy caramelized flavors of grilled peaches combine with arugula and orange slices in this divine summer salad. No dressing required; just a squeeze of lime and some fresh rosemary is all you need.

Peach-Corn Salsa with Chili-Lime Chips

Grilled peach, corn, onion, and poblano chile pepper are the stars of this salsa, with black eyed peas adding sustaining goodness and earthy flavors.
Vegan Grill Recipes - Peach Blueberry Salad Wordpress

Grilled Peach and Blueberry Pasta Salad

Grilled peaches and fresh blueberries steal the show, taking this pasta salad to the next level. Make plenty: It'll go fast!
peach upside down cake for fourth of july

Peach Upside-Down Cake with Whole Grain Flour

Tender peaches nestle beneath a moist cake for a match made in summertime heaven. The cake is made with a combination of almond flour, oat flour, and sorghum flour, keeping it light and airy.
Stone Fruit Pasta Salad in white bowl with wooden salad tossers on a light wooden table

Stone Fruit Pasta Salad with Fennel

This home-run salad combines the drip-down-your-fingers yumminess of fresh peach with crunchy fennel, soft pasta, peppery arugula, and juicy cherries. Note: Feel free to substitute nectarines for peaches.
Grilled Peaches and Peach Nice Cream

Grilled Peaches with Basil-Peach Nice Cream

In this toothsome dessert, fresh peaches are grilled until soft and candied then served with a creamy, basil-infused peach and banana nice cream. Expect to feel like a master chef after serving up this one!
Mini Peach Tarts

Mini Peach Tarts

These impressive sweet potato and peach tarts are ideal for entertaining or for jazzing up your weekly repertoire. Added bonus: The pecan base is gluten free and a cinch to make.

Blackberry-Peach Cobbler

Sweetened with dates and banana, this wholesome cobbler uses the natural sweetness of peaches to maximum effect.
Vegan Peach Raspberry Crumble

Warm Peach and Raspberry Crumble

Almond butter adds a nutty, buttery flavor to the rolled oat topping in this easy fruit crumble. Use fresh, frozen, or canned peaches—all will work.
vegan peach cobbler

Easy Vegan Peach Cobbler

Warm peaches and maple syrup pair with an oat flour biscuit topping for a modern whole-food, plant-based take on a classic dish.
Baked Peaches with Granola Topping in white bowls on a wooden table

Baked Peaches with Granola Topping

It’s not just the taste of these baked peaches that’ll bowl you over but the aroma that fills the kitchen as they get sweeter and juicier by the minute. Top with cinnamon- and ginger-spiced orange juice and cherry- and walnut-studded homemade granola for a cafe-quality breakfast or dessert. For extra yum, add a dollop of vegan yogurt or Vanilla Nice Cream.
peach cranberry vegan cobbler

Peach-Cranberry Cobbler

Cranberries add an appealing tart contrast to the sweetness of peaches, and the golden whole wheat topping has a dash of cashew butter for rich flavoring.
peaches and cream nice cream ice cream

Vegan Peach Ice Cream

Ready in just 10 minutes, this easy peach vegan ice cream (aka nice cream) is creamy, refreshing, and so good you'll make it again and again. Top with a drizzle of raspberry balsamic vinegar and savor the contrasting sweet-tart flavors.

Get creative and whip up your own custom nice cream recipe with peaches and other fruits and flavorings of your choosing, using this handy guide. Check out our Vegan Peach Ice Cream, topped with a drizzle of Raspberry Balsamic.
Couscous and Kale Breakfast Salad for Wordpress

Couscous and Kale Breakfast Salad

Salad for breakfast?! Indeed. With nutty couscous, earthy kale, and a medley of peach, grapes, and apricots, this quick, nutritious salad will get your day off to a sweet start.

a close-up of four veggie tacos filled with peppers and grilled peaches, with lime slices on the side

Peach and Pepper Tacos

These sweet, savory, juicy tacos feature grilled onions, peppers, and peaches and get slathered with a luscious avocado crema.

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Lisa Esile, MS

Lisa Esile is an author, illustrator, blogger, vegetable gardener, and whole-food enthusiast with a special fondness for potatoes. She has a master’s degree in human nutrition and is passionate about showing people how to live happier, healthier lives. She is the author of Reach Your Big Calm and the co-author of Whose Mind Is It Anyway? Find her on Facebook.
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