Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

Summertime and the living is easy……..Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream is a quick and easy summertime dessert. Perfect for juicy summer peaches.Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream
August is National Peach month ……I’m a little early this year. In years past I have been a tad late with peach recipes……C’est la vie. Peach Almond Upside Down Cake and Grilled Peach Goat Cheese Salad are two of my favorite peach recipes. Click the links to try these recipes.


Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

In the Midwest, really good peaches have a short window of time to enjoy….that time is NOW! Peach cobbler or crisp is always tasty, but when it’s 90 degrees in the shade, who wants to bake???…..not this gal!!

Grilled peaches are super simple to make and grilling brings out their juiciness and intensifies their sweetness. Spraying the cut side of peaches with a nonstick cooking spray and placing them on a medium grill for less than five minutes give you the start of a beautifully delicious dessert.

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Creams a simple yet elegant dessert that can be casual or fancy smancy, and anyone can make it!! Yes I mean you 😉

As I have mentioned in past posts, I belong to Weight Watchers ,and count those points. Let’s just say I have fallen off the point wagon……ugh!! 

Greek Yogurt is a staple in point counting…at least for me. Sweet or savory it lends a tangy creaminess, and such is the case with the Vanilla Yogurt Cream in this recipe. Using Fage ….0% fat greek yogurt and Cool Whip Lite this dessert is only 3 points!!

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

Yogurt with a touch of sugar, vanilla bean, and whipped topping creates the perfect creamy topping for grilled peaches. It comes together in seconds and holds well. We tried leftover yogurt cream with raspberries and it was equally delicious.

In an omaĝe to the peach crisp,I used  Honey Bunches of Oats Granola – French Vanilla Almond, that we toasted and sprinkled on top of the Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream. Beautifully crunchy and a great vanilla almond taste!

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

Food photography is an ever evolving pursuit for us at What the Forks for Dinner?. We try to continually learn new techniques to keep our pictures perfect. Dark photography is our latest pursuit. Thank you to Joanie at The Bite Shot 💞 Her videos on You tube have made such a difference in our food photography. If you have any desire to take pics of food check her out!!! Plus she is a hoot!!

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream is our first dark shoot using Joanie’s tips and tricks. We think they turned out beautiful and hope you do too! Plus the dessert is just….picture perfect!!!!
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Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Yogurt Cream

  • Author: Marty Boyd
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minuted
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cool Whip Lite
  • 1 cup plan Greek yogurt 
  • 2 inch piece vanilla bean
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  • 4 peaches, halved and pits removed
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup Honey Bunches of Oats Granola, French Vanilla Almond flavor, toasted
  • mint leaves for garnish

Instructions

Heat grill or grill pan to medium.

Split the vanilla bean lengthwise. Scrape the seeds using the back edge of a knife. into a medium bowl. Combine vanilla bean seeds, yogurt, and 2 tablespoons sugar. Gently fold in the Cool Whip and set aside. 

Spray each peach half with no-stick cooking spray on the cut side. Grill the peaches cut side down for 3-4 minutes or until tender with nice grill marks.

Top peaches with a large dollop of the yogurt cream. Garnish with toasted granola and mint.

Keywords: peaches, grill, greek yogurt, vanilla, granola, whipped topping, dessert, summer

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