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Fresh Grape n’ Pear Gauacamole by Amie Valpone Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 12:00am Who would have ever thought of tossing in a few fresh red grapes into a guacamole recipe?  Leave it to me, of course, as I’m always experimenting with new fruits, veggies and herbs for a fun spin on the classic ol’ guac.  Here is a tasty ‘summer’ inspired guacamole recipe that has a hint of natural sweetness from farm-fresh grap ... Read on »
Fresh seasonal fruit: pears by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:41pm A friend in Florida sent us a box of organic apples and pears for the holidays. The pears are in a bowl, ripening, and I've been imagining pear desserts like poached pears with cranberries and caramel, pear upside-down cake and pear crisp. We'll see. They may all be eaten fresh! Read on »
Fresh Salad Idea: Roasted Pear and Pecan Salad by alexwill Posted Thu 28 Mar 2013 10:11pm       Alex, Monisha and I are doing a 30 day vegan/vegetarian challenge starting on April 1. We’re all striving to eat and live healthier. Each of us also have our ulterior motives too!   Whitney’s Purpose for Going Vegan for 30 Days I’m planning on going vegan for 30 (ish) days (I ... Read on »
Health in Pears by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:45pm One medium pear provides 6 grams of dietary fiber, of which 41% is pectin. Fresh pears are packed with potassium, enjoy one before or after a workout! The following information is based on USDA Nutrition Facts for one pear serving - a medium-size pear weighing 166 grams or about the size of an average adult ... Read on »
The Health Benefits of Pears by Jan Posted Fri 18 Jun 2010 12:00am Pere by Sabian on Polyvore.com Pears provide a very good source of fiber and are also a good source of vitamin B2, C, E, copper, and potassium. They also contain a significant amount of pectin, which is a water soluble fiber. Pears are actually higher in pectin than apples. This makes them effective in helping to lower ... Read on »
Figgy Pear Scones (vegan) by Stephanie L. Posted Sun 30 Jan 2011 3:36pm Yummy scones to start the week off on a good foot. The cold/flu sickness is slowly leaving our house and we needed something special to wake up to this sunny Sunday morning. So, some scones it was. I love scones, mostly because they are not meant to be too sweet. Scones are kind of a mix between biscuits and cookies if you ask me. They are ... Read on »
Hearty Oat Orange Drop Biscuits + Homemade Spicy Pear Butter (gluten-free, vegan) by Stephanie L. Posted Fri 06 Jan 2012 7:59pm I made some amazing pear butter last week. I was inspired by a friend's Christmas gift of some delicious apple butter and was reminded of my 3 gallons of frozen pears in the freezer. I froze them in a frenzy last fall when I bought over a bushel of barlett pears from a local CSA. They are so fabulous fresh, but the greatness of the fresh pear ... Read on »
Orange French Toast with Pears and Cherries by Sanura Posted Sat 12 Feb 2011 11:13pm This year’s commercial love weekend is a lonely feast. My love package of Chocolate Chip Yogurt Cookies, Cornmeal Lime Butter Cookies, and Roast Lemon-Thyme Almonds was shipped last week for the West coast. In the spirit of maintaining a busy mind, this declared romantic weekend is full of freelance work. However, I’m treating m ... Read on »
Pear Cake = Yum! by DaMora Posted Mon 28 Sep 2009 3:08pm Fresh Pear Cake With some of the many pears I picked from my MIL's backyard, I made a Pear Cake. I had never made one before so I didn't know what to expect. It turned out really good. Moist and Sweet. I found the recipe here. INGREDIENTS 4 cups peeled, cored and chopped pears 2 cups white sugar 3 cup ... Read on »
Pear Cake = Yum! by DaMora Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm Fresh Pear Cake With some of the many pears I picked from my MIL's backyard, I made a Pear Cake. I had never made one before so I didn't know what to expect. It turned out really good. Moist and Sweet. I found the recipe here. INGREDIENTS 4 cups peeled, cored and chopped pears 2 cups white sugar 3 c ... Read on »