Peaches

Peaches are the epitome of light, fresh summer flavor. At less than 100 calories each, they are low in calories but high in several key nutrients and naturally sweet.

88

OptUP Score™

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Health Benefits


  • Support healthy skin and eyes due to their vitamin A content.

  • Promote a strong immune system due to vitamin C content.

  • High ratio of fiber per calorie, supporting digestive health.

How To:

1

Pick

Pick peaches with a sweet smell that are soft to the touch, but not mushy.

2

Prepare

  1. Quickly peel peaches by dipping into boiling water for 30 seconds
  2. Then plunge into an ice bath.
  3. The peel will easily slide off.
3

Store

Store peaches on the counter until they reach the desired level of ripeness, then store in the fridge to “press pause” on ripening and ensure continued freshness.

Better For You Tip


Frozen peach slices can be blended with a bit of lemon juice and honey or zero-calorie sweetener for a nutrient-packed ice cream substitute.