pears

Challah French Toast with Persimmon & Pear

Challah French Toast with Persimmon & Pear

Growing up, I could not resist a good French toast whenever we went out for breakfast. Its sort of the best of both worlds in my opinion, eggs, bread, and something sweet. However, in college, weekend breakfasts served a different purpose and I strayed from […]

Persimmon Winter Salsa

Persimmon Winter Salsa

Winter fruits do not get enough credit! Berries and stone fruits are great, but persimmon, pomegranate, and pairs are pretty perfect! Fruit is much needed during the winter to add some freshness to hearty soups and stews. Persimmons make for a great salsa as they […]

Honeynut Squash Tacos with Pear Radicchio Slaw

Honeynut Squash Tacos with Pear Radicchio Slaw

Does anyone ever get sick of tacos? Not me! It’s likely to do with the fact that I am the opposite of a taco purist (who do you call the opposite?). I love coming up with new taco combinations and I am often inspired by […]

Brussels Sprouts with Pear Pomegranate Figs & Feta

Brussels Sprouts with Pear Pomegranate Figs & Feta

I was in Denver for work a couple of weeks ago where I stumbled upon the most amazing restaurant, Mercantile Dining & Provisions. A friend as I had the privilege of sitting at the chef’s counter  because that was the only seat available. What a lucky […]

Butternut Squash & Pear Pizza

Butternut Squash & Pear Pizza

Is there anything worse than buying what you think is a “healthy” frozen pizza from grocery store only to get home and realize that the serving size is ¼ of the pizza. Let’s face it, there is no way you are eating ¼ of that […]

Almond Pear Oatmeal Bake

Almond Pear Oatmeal Bake

Today I am sharing another naturally sweet breakfast recipe. With the frigid temperatures we have been experiencing in the Northeast, I really need a warm breakfast to help me get out of bed. An oatmeal bake is a great option to eat warm out of […]

Green Pear Smoothie

Green Pear Smoothie

Looking to detox after a sugar overload this weekend? Start your morning with this delicious and sweet green pear smoothie. This smoothie is naturally sweetened with pears and figs. This green drink is a smoothie and not a juice. Smoothie’s blend whole ingredient whereas juice […]

Featured Ingredient: Pears

Featured Ingredient: Pears

After showcasing the tart (and somewhat bitter) grapefruit, this week is all about the super sweet pear! Pears are in season during the winter and like apples there are so many varieties to choose from. Seckel Red D’Anjou Bosc Green D’Anjou Bartlett Less Sweet Medium […]

Pear & Pomegranate Winter Salad

Pear & Pomegranate Winter Salad

You won’t miss your summer salads after trying this version celebrating 2 delicious winter fruits: pomegranate and pears. I love salad with fruit, I just can’t get enough of them. I really don’t like typical garden salads. Iceberg lettuce, carrots, tomatoes and cucumber… not a salad in […]