Wednesday, April 13th, is National Peach Cobbler Day. Peaches are naturally low in calories and are a good source of fiber. Peaches provide sources of vitamin A, beta-carotene, and vitamin C. They are rich in Vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B-1, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-3, vitamin B-6, folate, and pantothenic acid. This means they are an excellent source of antioxidant vitamins which help prevent certain types of cancers. Also, many important minerals are found in peaches; Calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorous, zinc and copper.
For National Peach Cobbler day, try this delicious lightened recipe and enjoy lower-calories and super healthy vitamins and minerals!
Lightened Peach Cobbler
Makes 8 servings
- 1 stick of light butter or margarine
- 1 cup light Bisquick
- 1 cup nonfat milk
- 1 cup Splenda
- 3 cups peaches, fresh, sliced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter and pour into an 8×8 baking dish. Mix the Splenda, Bisquick and milk thoroughly. Pour this mixture of the melted light butter in the baking dish. Place peach slices evenly in the baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes at 350°. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with Splenda and cinnamon to taste. Enjoy!
Each serving equals: 155 calories, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, total fat 7 g, sat fat 4 g, protein 3 g, sodium 254 mg