If you have a few extra pears or apples in your fruit basket, these quick desserts will be right up your alley. I’ve made both of them this week!
Raw Apple Crumble – a recipe by Cathy Fisher with the McDougall Program – is so delicious and has just the right combo of “tart and sweet.” It’s one of my hubby’s favorites! There are no questionable ingredients and the only sweetener used is whole dates. Do yourself a favor and give this one a try. Then let me know how you like it!
Baked Pears were an easy experiment and very tasty indeed. Simply cut two pears in half, scoop out the center seeds, and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. I topped with a drizzle of honey (you could use maple syrup), walnuts, currants (or raisins) and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes. The riper the bears, the better. After these cooled, they were easy to just pick up and devour! (Note: slice a little off the bottoms to make them sit upright if they’re wobbly). Do you have any other suggestions for the topping?
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Earthly fruit promotes health in our bodies, but Jesus told his followers
in John 15 about fruit with far greater benefits!
You did not choose Me. I chose you, and I orchestrated all of this so that you would be sent out and bear great and perpetual fruit. As you do this, anything you ask the Father in My name will be done. (John 15:16, VOICE)
The Holy Spirit produces a different kind of fruit: unconditional love, joy, peace, patience, kindheartedness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. You won’t find any law opposed to fruit like this. (Gal. 5:22-23, VOICE)
Heavenly wisdom centers on purity, peace, gentleness, deference, mercy, and other good fruits untainted by hypocrisy. (James 3:17, VOICE)