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Paleo & Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad With Bacon

This crunchy, sweet, and savory Paleo & Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad with bacon is a refreshing summer salad that comes together in no time. The lemon date vinaigrette ties the flavors together beautifully!

Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad With Bacon

Summer is all about peaches and grilling for me, so I was beyond excited to see the first sign of peaches at the farmers market over the weekend. While I love juicy and drip-down-your-chin peaches on their own, one of my favorite ways to enjoy any fruit is by grilling them! If you’ve never tried grilling fruits before, you are missing out big time.

Paleo & Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad With Bacon Recipe

Grilling fruits caramelizes their natural sugars and really brings out their flavors to a whole new level. That’s what makes this Whole30 grilled peach salad so incredibly delicious.

Grilled peach slices are combined with salty bacon, toasted crunchy walnuts, and refreshing cucumbers and onions, all over a bed of slightly bitter arugula, then drizzled with a lemon date vinaigrette that makes the flavors pop and meld together in the most amazing way.

Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad With Bacon

Summertime Favorite

While this paleo and Whole30 grilled peach salad is quite simple and quick to make, the flavor profile and its fancy presentation makes it suitable for your next dinner party as well. Not only that, the components are meaty and filling enough to serve as a meal, and that’s how I’ve been enjoying it for a delicious way to up my fruits and veggie intake.

Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad With Bacon

Keep It Whole30

If you are in the middle of the Whole30 challenge, this salad is the perfect way to indulge in the best summer flavors without any added sugar. Just make sure your bacon is Whole30-compliant (no sugar or nitrates!) and use the vinaigrette recipe as written in the instructions.

If you are NOT doing the Whole30, you can substitute dates with honey for the vinaigrette, since you are more likely to have that on hand than medjool dates.

Hope you take advantage of summer’s best flavors and make this Paleo & Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad With Bacon!

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Paleo & Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad With Bacon

This crunchy, sweet, and savory Paleo & Whole30 Grilled Peach Salad with bacon is a refreshing summer salad that comes together in no time. The lemon date vinaigrette ties the flavors together beautifully!
Course Main Course, Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 467kcal

Ingredients

Lemon Date Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 pitted medjool date 2 tsp honey if not on Whole30

Grilled Peach Salad with Bacon

  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon
  • 2 peaches sliced
  • 4 cups arugula packed
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/2 medium red onion sliced

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients for the vinaigrette in the blender and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  • Heat a dry skillet over medium heat. Add walnuts and heat until browned and fragrant, about 4-5 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the bacon and cook for 5 minutes until crispy.
  • Remove from heat and roughly chop into small pieces. Reserve the bacon fat.
  • Heat a grill or a grill pan over medium high heat.
  • Brush the peach slices with the bacon fat on both sides.
  • Grill the peach slices until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes on each side.
  • Assemble the salad: Place arugula, cucumber, and red onion in a large bowl. Top with toasted walnuts, bacon, and grilled peaches. Drizzle with the prepared vinaigrette.
  • Toss to coat before serving.
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Easy Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp

If you are a fan of yummy summer peach desserts, you are going to love this easy and crunchy vegan and paleo peach crisp, with soft sweet filling topped with crispy nutty topping!

Easy Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp

It’s summertime which means I’ve been eating peaches nonstop. They are one of my favorite fruits and there’s nothing like taking a bite out of a peach that’s so ripe that the juices run down your chin.

Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp Recipe

After hoarding a giant bag of peaches from the farmers market recently, I was left with some that had gone super ripe and needed to be used up quickly. So I ended up making this vegan and paleo peach crisp, and it might just be my new favorite summer dessert!

Ripe peaches are chopped and tossed with some coconut sugar mixture, then baked under a layer of sweetened pecan and almond crumble to make a light and decadent treat. I know it’s hot out but this recipe is definitely worth turning on the oven for.

Easy Vegan & Paleo Peach CrispEasy Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp

Yummy Ways to Enjoy This Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp

This vegan and paleo peach crisp can be eaten warm or chilled. However, I personally love it when it’s hot fresh out of the oven when the topping is nutty and crunchy. It’s delectable on its own, but to make it even better, feel free to serve it topped with something light and creamy like:

  • coconut yogurt
  • vegan ice cream…I bet vanilla would taste divine with it!
  • coconut whipped cream
  • sour cream… I know it sounds weird but I’ve tried this combo before and it’s amazing.

Easy Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp

Best Way to Enjoy Leftovers

You’ll find that this vegan and paleo peach crisp is best enjoyed fresh out of the oven. However, if you do have leftovers, you can cover it up and store it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. It’ll stay yummy, but the topping will lose its crunchiness in the fridge.

To get it crisp up again, you can just bake the whole thing in the 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes until it firms up. I honestly love the crunchy topping so much that I think it’s worth the extra effort of heating it back up. But if you are feeling lazy (I’ve been there), you can just eat it cold and I bet you’ll still love it!

Easy Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp

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Easy Vegan & Paleo Peach Crisp

If you are a fan of yummy summer peach desserts, you are going to love this easy and crunchy vegan and paleo peach crisp, with soft sweet filling topped with crispy nutty topping!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 265kcal
Author Jean Choi

Ingredients

Filling

  • 5 cups chopped ripe peaches
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Crisp Topping

  • 1 cup raw pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup blanched almond flour or almond meal
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp ground ginger optional
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients for the filling.
  • Pour into an 8x8 baking pan or a 9-inch pie pan, and evenly spread out.
  • Place the raw pecan halves in a food processor and pulse until crumbly.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients for the crisp topping into the food processor and pulse together until sticky. 
  • Spread out this mixture evenly over the peaches. 
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, until the topping is golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve with dairy free ice cream or coconut whipped cream. 
  • Store the leftovers in the refrigerator covered, for up to 3 days. The topping won't be as crunchy after you store it, but you can bake it again until it gets crispy again. 

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Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread

This Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread is bursting with flavor, and you’ll love the sturdy and crispy crust made with cassava flour!

Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread

I’m usually not a huge fan adding fruits to savory recipes. I don’t know why. I think it’s just something I’m not used to and my parents never added fruits to recipes growing. But, with the abundance of fruits I’ve been seeing at the farmers market, I couldn’t not try to add them into all the things I’ve been cooking, and this Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread recipe just might have changed my mind about the way I feel about fruits in savory dishes.

Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread Recipe

When I first decided to cook with peaches, my first thought was, “I bet it’ll be AMAZING with bacon!” But then again, what isn’t? I used this amazing combo to make a paleo flatbread recipe that I’m pretty much obsessed with. The salty and sweet and combo is so addicting, and there are so many awesome textures that work so well together: soft peach, crispy bacon, and creamy cauliflower cashew cheese, all over a soft but sturdy flatbread dough that you wouldn’t believe is grain free.

Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread

Cassava Flour Flatbread Dough

The base of this paleo flatbread is made with cassava flour, which I’ve been using more and more of in my cooking. It’s made from cassava root, which is a starchy vegetable, and it’s one of my favorite paleo flours that resembles wheat flour the most out of any grain-free flours I’ve used.

The cassava flour dough turned out sturdy and crispy, and if you love thin crust pizzas, you’ll be obsessed this Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread!

I guest posted this Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread recipe on Lauren Geertsen’s blog, Empowered Sustenance, so go check it out there. I hope you love it as much as I do!:

CLICK HERE FOR THE RECIPE!

Peach and Bacon Paleo Flatbread

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Regarding other affiliate links and affiliate relationships: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. Thank you for your support and understanding.