Fruit Salad with Apple-Vanilla Syrup
(adapted from Vegetarian Times)
2 cups apple juice
2 2-inch strips lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
4 peaches, peeled and cut into chunks
1 pint blueberries
1 pound strawberries, quartered
1) Place apple juice and lemon zest in a small pot. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
2) Reduce to medium-low, and simmer 30 minutes, or until mixture is syrup-like and reduced to 1/3 cup. Remove lemon zest and stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature.
3) Toss peaches, blueberries and strawberries with syrup. Enjoy!