Pear Spread

Pear Spread

Fall is in the air and apples and pears are a plenty at your local farmers markets and grocery stores.

Pear spread is easy to make and will be a nice change from jams and applesauce.

Pears are an excellent source of dietary fibre, antioxidants, flavonoids, minerals and vitamins, plus most kids and adults alike love pears.

Ingredients

  • 4 bartlett pears, peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamon
  • 1 tbsp ground chia seed
  • 1/2 tsp grated ginger
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

Directions

  1. Place cut up pears in a large pot and cook on low heat
  2. Add in remaining ingredients and cook until pears are soft
  3. Stir often
  4. Remove from heat and puree in a high speed blender or food processor
  5. Keep in a sealed jar in the fridge, spread over gluten free toast, biscuits or serve in a bowl with coconut milk and nuts
 

About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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