A roundup of the best healthy recipes made with pears to celebrate National Pear Month! Fruity, sweet, and totally perfect for enjoying this delicious seasonal delight!
As December nears its end, I thought it would be fun to take advantage of one last foodie holiday before it comes to a close. Did you know that December is National PEAR Month?! Well, me either!
Frankly, when I think of pears I think of fall and fruit picking. Upon doing some further research, I found out that pears are actually one of the few fruits that are at their peak of freshness during the winter months AND one of the few types of produce that is available nearly all year-long.
When you think about it, pears are pretty versatile…even more so than apples or good ol’ bananas! They are great addition to any meal, come in a variety of shapes, sizes and skin colors, including green, golden, yellow and red, and can even be eaten raw or cooked. I like them as a quick snack…but their possibilities are endless! They’re also great to chop and add to fruit salads, and can also be baked, broiled or grilled.
Today, we’re celebrating all things PEAR! Sure it’s cousin the apple tends to get all the attention, but pears are just as good and deserve their day in the spotlight! With this roundup of 20 Perfect Pear Recipes you’ll find some new sweet and savory ways to incorporate pears into your daily eats. Read on for some foodie inspiration!
Pear Ginger Oat Cinnamon Smoothie | Mom on Time Out
Spiced Pear French Toast Casserole | Be Whole Be You
Spiced Pear Breakfast Bread | Go Dairy Free
Chocolate Pear Bread | Jessica Levinson
Spiced Pear Cupcakes | Love Me Feed Me
Pear Oatmeal Bars | Happy Healthy Mama
Maple Walnut Pear Crisp | Go Dairy Free
Spiced Pear Baked Oatmeal | Lenses and Lentils
Spiced Pear and Walnut Overnight Oats | Be Whole Be You
Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Crunchy Pears | Go Dairy Free
Kale Salad with Apple, Pear, and Roasted Pecans | The Roasted Root
Pear and Bleu Cheese Roasted Brussels Sprouts | The Cookie Rookie
Baked Pears with Gorgonzola and Honey | Happy Kitchen
Creamy Pear Parsnip Soup with Cranberry Coulis | Jessica Levinson
Red Pear, Bleu Cheese, and Walnut Pizza | The Healthy Foodie
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