(Family Features) - Sweet, comforting and distinctly summer. Peaches and cream are an iconic flavor combination that transcends mere "recipe" status. In fact, this duo appears in everything from homey baked desserts to refreshing chilled soups, and this summer they're taking on a different look.
In the warm months ahead, lighten up with a new take on peaches and cream. It's the same peachy sweetness but with a reduced calorie and low-fat creaminess friendly to a healthy lifestyle. Begin the day with a frosty smoothie, chill out with icy Peaches and Cream Pops or bring along a nutritious and appetizing muffin for a late-morning or afternoon snack.
Can't get enough of California peaches this summer? Then check out the 90-Day Challenge at www.eatcaliforniafruit.com. Test your knowledge about California tree fruit, get delicious recipes featuring peaches, plums and nectarines and take in health-focused tips from two-time gold medalist Summer Sanders.
For more recipes and information on California peaches, as well as plums and nectarines, go to www.eatcaliforniafruit.com.
Did you know?
California grows more than 60 percent of the nation's peaches, including juicy yellow flesh and sweet white flesh varieties.