Stone Fruit

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Peaches

Crystal Valley’s sweet peaches are picked, packed, and delivered from farms in Chile. Peaches are a kind of stone fruit and are actually originally from northwest China. Not only are they delectably sweet and juicy they also have tons of health benefits. According studies, stone fruit like peaches, have been shown to ward off obesity-related diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, among other things. They are typically a summertime favorite but can be enjoyed year-round.

TIPS FOR SELECTION

Choose peaches with firm skin. They should yield to pressure when they are ripe. The amount of red blush on their cheeks depends on the variety and it is not an indicator of ripeness.

HOW TO STORE

Ripe peaches should be stored at room temperature. If your peaches are not quite ripe yet, keep them in a paper bag.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • High in Vitamin A
  • Good source of vitamin C
  • Free of fat saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol

HOW TO PREPARE

Wash peaches with cold water before eating.

HOW TO COOK

Peaches are delicious sliced and enjoyed as snack on their own but they are also perfect in desserts like cobbler and pies. Their sweet and tart also makes them perfect for drinks, dips, salads, salsas, chutneys, smoothies, and for jellies and jams.

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