Good for You
Fresh, juicy peaches are delicious and nutritious! They are a good source of
calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, and vitamins C, K, and A.
Make Them Last
- Select fruits that are not bruised or damaged and always handle with care
- Ripen peaches by placing stem side down at room temperature
- Store in the refrigerator to slow ripening
- Gently rinse in cool water before using
Pick Some for Later
Peaches perish quickly, so freezing, canning or drying are essential for longer-term storage. To quickly freeze peaches, simply peel and slice, then place in a single layer on a cookie sheet in your freezer. Once frozen, seal slices in an airtight container or bag.
- 4 peaches (4 cups sliced)
- 2 T margarine
- 3/4 c quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 c sugar
- 1/4 c flour
- 2 t cinnamon
- 1 t lemon juice
- Preheat the oven to 375 °F.
- Spread the peach slices on the bottom of a baking pan.
- In a saucepan, melt the margarine.
- In a small bowl, mix everything but the peaches. Stir until the mix is well blended.
- Sprinkle the oat mix on top of the peaches.
- Bake for 20 minutes.