Tag Archives: pears

Creamy Green Pear Smoothie

Creamy Green Pear Smoothie

Dabbling with detox this January? If so, a green smoothie may be on your list of things to try. While leafy, nutrient-dense vegetables are a great addition to your drink, don’t skip out on fiber- and antioxidant-rich fruit! Since berries aren’t in se ...
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Those familiar with rolling no-bake dessert balls know that a creamy addition — like peanut butter, mashed banana or even chickpeas — is usually needed to help the ingredients “stick.” This dessert calls for something a little ...
Baked Pears with Honey & Homemade Granola

Baked Pears with Honey & Homemade Granola

Platters overflow with cookies. Pies are piled high. There’s no shortage of sweets on your holiday table, but are any of them healthy? Bring on the baked pears! These festive fruits are warmed and drizzled with raw honey and non-fat Greek yogur ...
Brie & Pear Sandwich

Brie & Pear Sandwich

Brie is a mild, slightly sweet cheese that pairs particularly well with pears. Layer thin slices of each on crusty, whole grain bread for a sensational gourmet-style sandwich simple enough for anyone to make. A creative condiment takes the place of t ...
‘Tis the Season – For Pears!

‘Tis the Season – For Pears!

Move over mistletoe and holly””another green superstar will be sharing the spotlight this season! The USDA has proclaimed December as National Pear Month. After a survey revealed that 84 percent of people don’t know how to tell whether or ...