Mouth-friendly recipe: grilled peach salad

Savor the essence of summer with a sweet and savory salad that combines fresh grilled peaches, mixed greens, and a burst of berries. This vibrant medley makes a perfect side to your seasonal spread or a light and refreshing meal any time of day.

Healthy highlights:

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    Peaches contain fluoride, a mineral which helps remineralize teeth

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    Berries are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C 

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    Leafy greens are packed with calcium for strong teeth


For the salad:

6 fresh peaches, ripe but firm

Olive oil

½ cup fresh blueberries

½ cup fresh blackberries

5 ounces mixed greens

½ cup feta cheese crumbles

For the dressing:

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

⅓ cup olive oil

1 clove garlic, finely minced

1-2 tablespoons honey, or to taste

½ teaspoon Dijon mustard

Salt and black pepper, to taste


Make the dressing:
  1. Combine all ingredients in a mason jar, seal, and shake until evenly combined; set aside.
Prep and grill the peaches:
  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates.
  2. Cut the peaches into thick wedges and brush with olive oil on all sides.
  3. Grill peaches for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, allowing grill marks to develop.
  4. Flip the peaches with a thin spatula, lifting from underneath.
  5. Transfer the peaches to a plate and let cool.
Assemble the salad:
  1. Arrange a bed of mixed greens on a large platter.
  2. Top with berries, peaches, and crumbled feta.
  3. Drizzle with prepared dressing.
  4. Enjoy!

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