There’s nothing better than a sweet, juicy peach on a hot summer day. Peaches are packed with vitamins, low in calories, and terrifically tasty by themselves or mixed with other goodies. Fuse this fragrant fruit into lunch, dinner, or a midnight snack and you’ve hit all-new levels of amazingness. With this fool-proof recipe crafted by DEFINE foods Creator Erin Stewart, you’ll be serving up one peachy and delicious dish!
2 peaches, pitted and diced
1 pint baby heirloom tomatoes, diced
Fresh corn kernels from 1 ear of corn
¼ red onion, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp olive oil
Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4 slices good multigrain or manna bread, toasted
Fresh basil, thinly sliced
Toasted walnuts, chopped for garnish
A drizzle of local honey
Pinch crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
In a medium bowl, toss the peaches, tomatoes, corn, onion, and garlic together. Add the olive oil, balsamic, and salt & pepper. Allow to marinate for at least an hour.
To serve, place toasted bread on a cutting board or serving platter and spoon peach & tomato mixture over top. Top with walnuts, fresh basil, a drizzle of honey, and a pinch of red pepper flakes.
Erin Stewart, creator of the DEFINE foods program, uses her culinary degree from the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts to educate on the importance of using natural seasonal ingredients aimed towards healing to build a balanced and grounded lifestyle. Erin recently launched an intelligently created product line for DEFINE foods consisting of superfood granola and cold pressed juices.