I enjoy visiting the local farmers’ market to buy fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season. Although sometimes they may not taste as great as I expect, I never fail to create something delicious out of the ingredients I purchase.

A few weeks ago, I purchased some Georgia peaches. While they were decent in taste, they weren’t as juicy as I had anticipated. With plans to leave town for the weekend, I washed them and froze them, as they were sitting on my counter to ripen.

Peaches have a significant amount of vitamins and minerals namely :

  • Vitamin C.
  • Vitamin A.
  • Potassium.
  • Fiber

Did you know that peaches contain a decent amount of potassium? This nutrient is essential for regulating blood pressure and maintaining good health.

Including peaches in your diet can be beneficial for digestion due to their rich content of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber helps maintain stable blood sugar levels and regulates cholesterol levels, while insoluble fiber facilitates digestion and reduces the risk of constipation. It is worth noting that consuming the skin of fruits can further enhance your fiber intake.

Did you know that peaches can help with digestion? The fuzzy skin and juicy flesh of peaches are rich in beneficial antioxidants such as vitamin C, polyphenols, and carotenoids.

To ensure the ripening of peaches, it is advisable to store unripe ones in a paper bag. Once they ripen, they should be stored at room temperature and used within 1-2 days.

Looking to make some refreshing peach lemonade at home? Look no further! Follow these simple steps and you’ll be sipping on a delicious homemade beverage in no time. First, gather your ingredients: fresh peaches, lemons, sugar, and water. Next, slice your peaches and lemons and remove any pits or seeds. Then, in a blender, combine your sliced peaches with a cup of water and blend until smooth. In a separate pitcher, mix together the juice from your lemons, sugar, and three cups of water. Add your blended peach mixture to the pitcher and stir well. Chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour and serve over ice. Enjoy!

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Homemade Peach Lemonade

This will be your favorite summer drink this summer!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Cost 10.00


  • 1 Pot
  • 1 Blender
  • Strainer optional


  • 8-10 peaches (small)
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • monkfruit sugar (to taste)


  • Remove the pits from the peaches.
  • Begin by boiling 2 cups of water.
  • To prepare peaches, simply add them to boiling water and allow them to simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Take the mixture off the stove and allow it to cool down.
  • To create a peach puree, blend the cooled peaches, along with their liquid, in a blender until smooth.
  • To make lemonade, add the juice of one lemon to a pitcher and pour in three to four cups of water.
  • You may add sweetener to taste (if desired).
  • For optimal taste, it is recommended to serve this beverage chilled or over ice. Sit back and savor the refreshing flavor.


For sweetening, I utilized monk fruit sugar, but you can choose any sweetener you prefer. If you own a high-powered blender, boiling is not necessary.


Cleveland Clinic: Health Essentials (Aug 26, 2021). All the health benefits of eating peaches. Retrieved from


  1. 5 stars
    This looks so good! I’m going peach picking this weekend and I’m excited to try!

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