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Cinnamon Pear Compote

Winter is a difficult time to include fruits in ones diet as the prices are very high for many fruits. Although it is a challenge, it is also a good time for adding fruit with high fiber. Pears are one of the Fall/Winter fruits that are high in fiber. Fiber is such and important part of ones diet but is often over looked. One should try to add soluble and insoluble fibers (about 28grams for females and 38 for males a day) in their diet for assisting with their digestive system.

The following recipe is my adaptation of the Cinnamon Pear Compote from Whole Foods Market.

2 pears (cut and cored but NOT peeled)
1/3 cup of apple juice (organic and sugar free)
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
2 teaspoons of butter
1 tablespoon of honey (if desired)
1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
salt to taste

Place first four ingredients into a pan and cook for about 10 minutes. Add the vinegar and salt and cook for another 5 minutes or until the liquid thickens.

This is delicious on ice cream. If you would like to have a dish with some insoluble fiber (as the pears are soluble) add a 1/4 cup of the pear compote to a bowl with a 1/4 of rolled oats and as much plain yogurt as desired. This is like a parfait that is very delicious.

Lucky you! You get two recipes in one post :).


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