Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Cream & Walnuts

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Cream & Walnuts l by fit. fun & delish!P I N_______I M A G E

It turns out that June 21st is National Peaches & Cream Day. Did you know that? I’m waaay ahead of schedule posting this recipe but for someone that never paid attention to “National Food” days this is a good start! Besides, you probably want to know about this recipe ahead of time so you can make it on that day right? You’re welcome 😉

These grilled peaches & cream are perfect for summer gatherings as most of them have grilling involved. Grilling the peaches brings out their juiciness and intensifies their sweetness….who doesn’t want that? Just cut the peaches in half, grill, cool off, slap some whipped cream on them and add your favorite toppings. Easy peasy!

I topped these with walnuts but next time I’ll try them with some granola. Yum!
Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Cream & Walnuts l by fit. fun & delish!P I N_______I M A G E

One of my favorite things about summer is the abundance of fruit at the farmer’s market and grocery stores. Suddenly the shelves are filled with grapes, plums, cherries, peaches, cantaloupes, watermelon… mmmm watermelon, strawberries, and more! My inspiration goes in high gear wanting to try different recipes that involve fruit. I really can’t wait to get the ball rolling…

Here is the first one up “Grilled Peaches & Vanilla Cream”. What will be next?

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Cream & Walnuts
Author: Fit, Fun & Delish!
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 8 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (use 2 packets of truvia for a sugar free alternative)
  • 1/2 vanilla extract
  • 4 peaches
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts for topping, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, whip cream until sit starts to thicken.
  2. Add the vanilla and sugar. Continue whipping until soft peaks form, about 4 or 5 minutes. Refrigerate.
  3. Heat the grill to medium heat.
  4. Cut the peaches in half and brush the top with olive oil.
  5. Place the peaches face down on the grill and cover.
  6. Cook peaches for about 6 to 8 minutes, until there are distinct grill marks and the peaches feel warmed through and slightly softened.
  7. Once the peaches are cooled off, top with a big dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle with the walnuts.

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Cream & Walnuts l by fit. fun & delish!P I N_______I M A G E

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  • 06/03/2013 - 5:32 am

    cindy - I can’t wait for summer peaches to hit the market in Michigan. these are so pretty!ReplyCancel

    • 06/04/2013 - 6:37 pm

      ana @ fit, fun & delish! - Thanks Cindy! I hope you get to make them soon! xoReplyCancel

  • 06/04/2013 - 11:28 am

    More Reasons To Eat Fruit! » Fit, Fun & Delish! - […] I mentioned on my last post, one of the most exciting things about summer is the abundance of fruit everywhere. I had this […]ReplyCancel

  • 06/04/2013 - 1:23 pm

    Sarah | Yahoo! Shine - Talk about a gorgeous grilled dessert! Tweet @yahooshine with the link and we’d love to include you in this month’s Shine Supper Club, all about dinner on the grill.ReplyCancel

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