As the summer sun continues to shine its vibrant light, August brings with it an exquisite treat for fruit enthusiasts – the Nectarine and Peach Medley from the Clubs of America Fruit of the Month Club. This month’s selection celebrates the succulent sweetness of nectarines and peaches. In this blog, we’ll dive deep into the world of nectarines and peaches, exploring their origins, nutritional benefits, and ways to enjoy them in various culinary creations.

Nectarine Medley

Nectarines, often considered cousins of peaches, are known for their smooth skin


A Symphony of Flavor

Nectarines, often considered cousins of peaches, are known for their smooth skin and slightly more intense flavor. Originally cultivated in China over two millennia ago, nectarines have found their way to the global stage due to their irresistible taste and versatility. This month’s Nectarine Medley is likely to feature a variety of nectarine cultivars, each with its own unique sweetness and aroma.

Nutritional Benefits of Nectarines

Nectarines are not only a delight to the taste buds but also pack a nutritional punch. They are rich in vitamins A and C, both of which play crucial roles in maintaining healthy skin, boosting the immune system, and promoting good vision. Additionally, nectarines offer dietary fiber and antioxidants that contribute to digestive health and overall well-being.

Savoring Nectarines: Culinary Delights

You can enjoy Nectarines many different ways. You can add sliced nectarines to salads for a burst of sweetness and juiciness. Grill nectarine slices and pair with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a decadent dessert. For a refreshing twist, blend nectarines into smoothies or create homemade nectarine jams to savor their goodness long after the summer season ends.


Peach Medley

Peaches have velvety skin and juicy flesh


Embracing the Essence of Summer

Peaches, with their velvety skin and juicy flesh, are the epitome of summer indulgence. Native to northwest China, these fruits have a rich history dating back thousands of years. The Peach Medley for August is likely to include an assortment of peach varieties, each offering its own juicy, fragrant charm.

Nutritional Benefits of Peaches

Peaches are a nutritional powerhouse, providing vitamins like A, C, E, and K. The antioxidants in peaches play a role in neutralizing harmful free radicals in the body, contributing to overall health and well-being. Additionally, peaches contain fiber and natural sugars, making them a satisfying snack that can help curb sweet cravings.

Delightful Ways to Enjoy Peaches

The Peach Medley opens the door to a world of culinary creativity. Sliced peaches can be layered atop yogurt parfaits or oatmeal bowls for a delightful breakfast. They can also be incorporated into baked goods, such as peach cobblers or pies, capturing the essence of summer in every bite. For a savory twist, peaches can be grilled and served with savory dishes like grilled chicken or pork.


Clubs of America Fruit of the Month Club


A Fruit Lover’s Haven

The Clubs of America Fruit of the Month Club consistently delights subscribers with premium selections of seasonal fruits. August is no exception. This month’s Nectarine Medley and Peach Medley showcase the dedication to quality and variety that the club is known for. It brings the best of nature’s bounty to members’ doorsteps.


A Summery Symphony of Flavor: August 2023 brings forth an exciting and mouthwatering duo from the Clubs of America Fruit of the Month Club – the Nectarine Medley and Peach Medley. These fruits, with their rich histories and nutritional benefits, offer a symphony of flavors that encapsulate the essence of summer. Whether enjoyed fresh, grilled, or incorporated into culinary creations, nectarines and peaches are a celebration of nature’s bounty. So, indulge in these juicy delights, savoring the sweetness of the season one bite at a time.

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