Grilled Peaches & Mixed Berries with Honey Cream


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Once the humid weather strikes, you immediately tuck your pie recipes away for safe keeping. I mean come on, heavy comfort desserts hinder your beach-body, making you sluggish. These Grilled Peaches and Mixed Berries, drizzled in honey cream, are the perfect weeknight dessert. This 5-minute fruit blessing appeals to your sweet tooth, while keeping you healthy and fit.

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Ingredients

Grilled Peaches

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Dash of kosher salt
2 medium peaches (or nectarines), pitted and halved

Honey Cream

1/3 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon honey
2 1/2 tablespoons half-and-half (or milk)
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Extra Yum-Yums

1/2 cup raspberries
1/2 cup blackberries
mint, for garnish

Preparation

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  1. Heat the grill
  2. Combine all Grilled Peaches ingredients in a bowl and toss peaches until well coated
  3. Arrange peaches on hot grill; grill 2 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear (see above)

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  1. Whisk together all Honey Cream ingredients in a bowl
  2. Arrange berries and peaches in a serving bowl (see above)
  3. Drizzle with Honey Cream and garnish with mint

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The honey caramelizes the peaches to a golden brown. Mmm and that charred crispy skin gives a bitter bite. You will get those warm fall flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg, without the heavy pie. The sweet cool cream compliments the refreshing mint. Making this a yummy in your tummy dessert.

Recipe from Cooking Light, July 2013
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Author: A Common Connoisseur

My name is Maria! I'm a vibrant Italian American with a zest for life. I am also a major glutton. Join me on my journey to diverse restaurants and in my kitchen, as I eat and cook my way through flavory fare. I am no expert, which is why I am merely a Common Connoisseur.

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