Peach Caprese Salad

Peach Caprese Salad

This recipe for Peach Caprese Salad is part of a Green Works #NaturallyClean shop hosted by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser.   I was compensated for my time, but this story and recipe is, as always, my own.  Thank you for supporting Running in a Skirt!

Peach Caprese Salad

Hi guys!

Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?

The hubs birthday is today so we ended up celebrating this weekend because having your birthday on a Monday is never as fun.  Other than that, I spent much of the weekend playing catch up.  Sadly, it did involve some time cleaning out the garage.  There was not nearly as much summer playing as I would have liked, but I guess you have to be a grown up sometimes.

Big surprise here, my favorite part of the weekend was the food.  The hubs loves peaches and caprese salad so I ended up spending some quality time in the kitchen this weekend creating this Peach Caprese Salad for him.

Peach Caprese Salad

You see, I can’t seem to get enough of these no cook, basically just chop up all the yummy stuff recipes lately.

Since I’ve been focusing so much lately on easy cooking, I was excited to hear about a new product that makes safe kitchen clean up a breeze. I went to Target to find Clorox Green Works Pump ‘N Clean!


Pump ‘N Clean is with the other natural cleaners, along with the full line of Green Works products.  The full line is only available at Target.


Green Works Pump ‘N Clean is food safe and great for simple vegetable recipes like my Peach Caprese Salad because you can keep your work station and knife clean between cutting veggies (not meat or seafood.)  I cook so much that I HAVE to clean up along the way or I end up with what looks like a cyclone in my kitchen.  Literally, a cyclone.  I feel safe that this product is shockingly powerful and naturally derived.

Peach Caprese Salad

All I do is pump the top with one hand!

Peach Caprese Salad

And wipe off the area I’m working in, even my knives.

Peach Caprese Salad

It allows me to cut up all the components of this Peach Caprese Salad without making any mess at all!   It makes meal time so much easier and the neat freak in me is over the moon happy.


To assemble the salad, I just layer the peaches, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil on the plate.  Carefully fanning them out in a circle.


The final touch is a drizzle of rich olive oil and sweet balsamic.  I also like a hearty sprinkle of sea salt and fresh cracked pepper.

I can take my plate to the table without worrying about cleaning up a big mess.   I’ve already cleaned up along the way with Pump ‘N Clean!


Luckily the hubs was impressed with this new creation. He gave it two thumbs up.  The peaches right now are to die for!

Peach Caprese Salad along with Green Works Pump ‘N Clean are both new family favorites!


Happy Cooking!

Simple Peach Caprese Salad

Peach Caprese Salad is a light and fulfilling way to enjoy summer peaches, tomatoes and basil!
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Salad
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 2 salads


  • 6 ounce ball of fresh mozzarella, sliced thick (6 pieces)
  • 1 ripe peach, sliced thick (6 pieces)
  • 1 ripe tomato, sliced thick (6 pieces)
  • 15-20 basil fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons high quality olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons high quality balsamic vinegar
  • sea salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste


  • Slice the cheese and vegetables.
  • Clean up with Green Works Pump 'N Go along the way.
  • Layer half the peaches, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil on a plate. Fan out in a circle. Repeat for the second plate.
  • Drizzle each plate with half of the olive oil and balsamic.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
Tried this recipe?Mention @Julie_Wunder or tag #RunninginaSkirt!

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I am also guest posting on Deborah’s blog today, Confessions of a Mother Runner for Meatless Monday!  Her and Tina Muir host one of my favorite linkups and I’m honored to be a small part of it today.  After commenting here (please ๐Ÿ™‚ ), please head on over to her site and send my love.  I’m sharing an amazing Grilled Vegetable Sandwich over there today!  Thanks for the support guys, you are the best!

This recipe for Peach Caprese Salad is part of a Green Works #NaturallyClean shop hosted by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser.   I was compensated for my time, but this story and recipe is, as always, my own.  Thank you for supporting Running in a Skirt!

Your turn!

What are some of your favorite summer recipes and cleaning tips?

By | 2018-06-28T14:25:48-04:00 June 29th, 2015|All Vegetarian, Dinner, Food, Lunch, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian Meals|12 Comments


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  4. Jess @hellotofit June 29, 2015 at 12:20 pm - Reply

    I’ve never seen peaches and caprese salad together. Great idea, and happy birthday to your husband!

  5. Sarah June 29, 2015 at 11:33 am - Reply

    Perfect! Great minds think alike, I made the same salad a couple weeks ago and it is scheduled for next week! It might get bumped with a few other posts that popped up. I hate that I have to make everything so far in advance in the summer with our crazy schedule. I shared a salad a couple weeks ago and was suppose to share it last week but it got bumped and I have a couple people upset I haven’t posted it yet. :/ No more sneak peeks I guess. Now I want the salad now but still waiting on my flat of peaches to ripen!

  6. jill conyers June 29, 2015 at 9:51 am - Reply

    I love traditional Carprese salad but I never thought to add fruit. Brilliant idea!

  7. Lisa @ RunWiki June 29, 2015 at 9:00 am - Reply

    This looks so good! I’ve been making my own version of peach caprese for many years– I got the recipe out of Sunset magazine and have never gone back to regular caprese since. I’ll have to try the Green Works to keep my kitchen clean.. I need all the help I can get!

  8. Annmarie June 29, 2015 at 8:45 am - Reply

    Peach Caprese is a brilliant and delicious idea!!! Looks so good!

  9. Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie June 29, 2015 at 7:30 am - Reply

    This salad just looks like summer!

  10. Shelley Marcy June 29, 2015 at 6:55 am - Reply

    Hey Julie, I noticed you like to use the all cotten knit dishcloths. Me too, but I had trouble, especially this time of year with them quickly getting an odor from bacteria. I hate a stinky dishcloth! Anyway, a neat tip for you or anyone else and it works like a charm…. After you are done using the dishcloth each day, put the wet dishcloth in the microwave for 30 seconds. Be careful when you take it out. It will be HOT, but all bacteria that can cause odor is dead and gone!

  11. Susie @ SuzLyfe June 29, 2015 at 6:54 am - Reply

    Peaches, tomatoes, basil, and balsamic. The best things in life ๐Ÿ˜€

  12. Tina muir June 29, 2015 at 6:35 am - Reply

    Two recipes today! We are spoiled ๐Ÿ™‚ This sounds amazing! I am loving all the peach recipes, it is one of the best fruits, and I would have never thought to turn it into a caprese, but wow, I bet it is so good! Thanks for sharing, and thanks for hosting ๐Ÿ˜€

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