Grilled Peach and Goat Cheese Salad.

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Let me tell you a little story. When I was pregnant with my oldest daughter I had only one craving: Peaches. I could not get enough! Lucky for me, I found a little stand run by a sweet old man on my way home from Church. He had the best Peaches! So, every Sunday I would stop by and get me a few pounds of peaches, enough to hold me until the next Sunday. My daughter was an early Fall baby so, I had the best summer filling my cravings with delicious peaches. I was so devastated when the old man didn’t show up anymore.  

Those delicious, sweet, juicy, peaches were Fredericksburg peaches. Fredericksburg, Tx. Is such a beautiful, lovely town. Go visit if you can.

I was so excited when I saw Fredericksburg peaches at my local HEB I could not resist. I got me a few pounds and I was on a mission to create delicious recipes, but… I had almost eaten them all before I even started. What can I say? brought back some sweet memories.

I did have enough peaches to make this delicious salad. It was a total hit! This is why..

  •  sweet, juicy grilled peaches. Need I say more? Yes? Keep reading.
  • tangy, creamy goat cheese, my favorite. 
  • sharp red onions, yum. 
  • crunchy toasted almonds. Party in your mouth
  •  A sweet, tangy vinaigrette that complements all the flavors and textures on this salad.

What makes this salad great (besides the peaches) is the vinaigrette. It is my favorite, I make it all the time and I don’t even bother in buying store-bought dressings anymore, this is my go-to dressing. Only a few ingredients and so easy to make.

For this Salad I used a bag of organic baby greens, two peaches (sliced and grilled) crumbled goat cheese, thinly sliced red onion, and toasted sliver almonds. I like to make the dressing in the same bowl I mix the greens. After the dressing is ready I pilled up the ingredients and just toss everything together right before I am ready to serve it, that way everything stays fresh and crisp. Give this salad a try, you won’t be disappointed!

  I’ve made this salad with strawberries and blueberries, used pecans, walnuts, spinach. It’s always delicious, if you have good ingredients you’ll have good results. 

Find the recipe for my Balsamic and Honey Vinaigrette below!  


Hello, my name is Marisol Chancellor. I was born and raised in Monterrey Mexico. I’ve been living in Texas for 12 years and even when I love barbeque, fruit cobblers and sweet tea, there’s something that has the power of transporting me right back to my mom’s kitchen and gives me a little piece of home, cooking. I grew up in the kitchen and for me, memories are always linked to food, and behind the food, well, there’s always a story that comes along. So, please let me share with you my love for cooking and while we are at it, let’s share some memories, because let’s be honest, we are also hungry for nostalgia.

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