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Peach and Thyme Mimosas

Peach and Thyme Mimosas: Thyme-flavored syrup, juicy peaches and a bottle of Bubbly! Cheers!

Peach and Thyme Mimosas | www.diethood.com | Thyme-flavored syrup, juicy peaches and a bottle of Bubbly! Cheers! | #recipe #mimosas #drinks



Because it’s Friday – Bottoms UP! AND cling!

And because I’m on my way to wonderful Scottsdale, Arizona, for a weekend-retreat with some of my bloggy friends! Cling Cling!!

I will tell you all about that trip once I get back, but you can also follow me on Instagram as I will be posting fun pics of my wild getaway! ūüėČ

So, friends, Happy Friday!

Have I told you that I’m a sucker for all things fruity? And sweet. In liquid form?

Peach and Thyme Mimosas | www.diethood.com | Thyme-flavored syrup, juicy peaches and a bottle of Bubbly! Cheers! | #recipe #mimosas #drinks

In case you didn’t notice, we’re deep into summer here. I went to have my morning coffee on the¬†back porch, but I turned back around as fast as I could. It is brutally hot out there. Fruity and cold¬†Mimosas¬†seem¬†way more¬†appropriate than a hot cup of coffee.

Buuuut, it was 7 in the morning… so…

…the neighbors would probably question my choice of beverage¬†that early in the day. Thank goodness for weekend-brunch! Mimosas and Brunch¬†go together like Rachel and Ross!

Technically, I always want my glass filled with Bubbly, but in the heart of this warm weather, I just want something coooooold.

This week we started with that Peach Upside-Down Ricotta Cake and we’re going to finish off the week with what I did with the leftover peaches.

Peach and Thyme Mimosas | www.diethood.com | Thyme-flavored syrup, juicy peaches and a bottle of Bubbly! Cheers! | #recipe #mimosas #drinks

Have you ever infused simple syrup with fresh herbs? If you haven’t, you really should. It’s wonderful! You can make it minty, you can make it basil-y (??), or even thyme-y, as I did here! It sounds like some fancy thing to do, but there’s nothing to it. Throw a couple¬†sprigs of fresh thyme in a saucepan, combine it with water and sugar, boil, and voila! There’s nothing to it.

Then, you can combine it with some fresh peaches in a blender and go to town!

These Mimosas went over really, really well. So well, in fact, that I found myself with a glass in hand, taking a taste, over and over again, while on the job. I was just taste testing, but I got a good buzz, too! Thank God I work from home! Eventually, I had to gulp¬†down the whole thing and call it a day. Or, maybe it was a night…

Peach and Thyme Mimosas | www.diethood.com | Thyme-flavored syrup, juicy peaches and a bottle of Bubbly! Cheers! | #recipe #mimosas #drinks

Honestly, these¬†Peach and Thyme Mimosas were absolutely¬†fabulous! Sweet, fruity cold, and refreshing. Just what a woman needs at 3 pm, on a Monday. Friday night works just as well. Even Saturday morning. Oh oh oh … Sunday morning brunch is even better!

ENJOY!

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Peach and Thyme Mimosas
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Thyme-flavored syrup, juicy peaches and Champagne.
Servings: 4
Calories: 94 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2- cup water
  • 1/3- cup sugar
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 peaches , peeled, pitted, quartered (if the peaches are too large, use just one)
  • Champagne
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan, combine water, sugar, and sprigs of thyme.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil; lower to a simmer and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, stir, and completely cool in the refrigerator; about 15 minutes.
  4. Remove sprigs of thyme and pour the syrup into a blender.
  5. Add the peaches; puree mixture until combined and smooth.
  6. Divide the peach-mixture evenly between 4 glasses.
  7. Pour Champagne into each glass.
  8. Serve.
Recipe Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD For a non-alcoholic beverage, use Sparkling Water or Sprite.

WW SmartPoints: 6 

Nutrition Facts
Peach and Thyme Mimosas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 94
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 142mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 22g
Vitamin A 5.4%
Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 0.5%
Iron 1.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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18 Responses
  1. Another reason to miss the thyme plant I used to have growing in my back yard cement planter. (It’s great in Jamaican beef patties.)

    As to the alcohol, after running 4 errands and sweating through a 10 block long lane closure that reduced traffic to one direction at a time, I need the booze, even if it’s barely lunch time.

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