Adding a little extra color and flavor to your barbeque this Labor Day is a great way to celebrate! This roasted peach recipe is a great way to enjoy in-season fresh produce.
The Appeals of Healthy Barbeque Sides
Fruits and vegetables offer a wide range of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can boost your overall health. By incorporating these colorful ingredients into your barbeque sides, you can provide your family with a well-rounded and balanced meal.
Introducing fruits and vegetables as sides to family barbeques can be an excellent way to encourage healthier eating habits among your loved ones. By making these options readily available and appealing, you can gradually shift the focus of the meal to these healthy options!
Adding fruits and vegetables to your barbeque sides can transform your meal into a vibrant, colorful feast. The bright hues of fresh produce not only make your dishes visually appealing but also signal the presence of diverse nutrients. It’s a great way to entice both kids and adults to enjoy their vegetables.
To learn more about the benefits of eating a variety of fruits of vegetables visit MyPlate’s website.
Adding Variety and Versatility
Fruits and vegetables offer a wide range of flavors and textures that can complement grilled meats and add variety to your menu.
Whether you prefer them grilled, roasted, raw, or in a flavorful salad, these ingredients can be adapted to suit any taste. Here are a few recipe ideas to explore for your next family gathering:
- Grilled corn on the cob with a dash of chili powder and lime juice is a smoky and zesty side dish.
- A colorful Caprese salad with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and creamy mozzarella drizzled with balsamic reduction is a classic summer favorite.
- Roasted root vegetables with a sprinkle of herbs make for a hearty and satisfying side dish.
- Fresh fruit salsa with mango, pineapple, and cilantro adds a burst of sweetness and tanginess to grilled chicken or fish.
The Roasted Peaches Recipe
This recipe is made in the oven but if you like the experience of grilling or roasting over an open fire then this recipe works well for all of these cooking methods.
Peaches are in season and can be found in grocery stores and produce stands across Utah. Use this recipe as an opportunity to take advantage of the fresh peaches found across the state!
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