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Pear tart substitute

Thursday, June 07, 2012



There's a great coffee shop in my building's lobby. I try not to go there often as they have wonderful pastries that are hard to resist. Well, I'm not sure why, but I was thinking of their pear tart and wanted one soooooooooo bad. I almost went down there but then I remembered a recipe I saved in my Spark recipe collection (snacks under 200 calories) and I remembered a pear one. It was quick and yummy and I probably saved 500 calories by not getting the one downstairs:

Pears, fresh, 1 pear, medium (approx 2-1/2 per lb)
Pecans, chopped fine, 5 grams
Honey, 1 tsp
Cinnamon

Peel, core, and slice pear. Heat in microwave for 1 minute. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle nuts and cinnamon on top.

157 calories; 32 carbs; 4 grams fat; 1 gram protein


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  • v MOTLEM
    What a wonderful choice. Well done for being so strong and so innovative.
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    1543 days ago
  • v KIMCOLLINGS
    How cool you have your own pear tree gunnsgirl. Fresh and juicy!!!
    1543 days ago
  • v GUNNSGIRL91303
    that sounds good, thanks for the recipe! I'm going to wait until my own pears are ready!
    1544 days ago
  • v KAREN2LOSE55
    Mmmm, yummy! Will have to give a try and thanks so much for the little recipe too! emoticon emoticon
    1544 days ago
  • v KIMCOLLINGS
    Awesome.......those 'Cherimoya's are so good but, you're right...very messy! Just love the flavor though. Really good partially frozen. Kind of creamy like ice cream. Love whole foods too. That's a dangerous store. I always spend way more than I intend.

    Ya know, I was thinking the same thing about using apples instead of pears. it would be great.

    Glad you had a chance to try a Cherimoya.
    1544 days ago
  • v RYDERB
    That sounds yummy! I bet you could use apples as well, don't you think? Theres' something wonderful about that sweet and sour in one bite of apple pie. emoticon Guess what? This weekend I was at Whole Foods and they had Cherimoyas! I felt so "in the know" when the cashier asked me what it was emoticon It really was FABULOUS and quite messy, even eating it with a spoon. Those little seeds were every where. emoticon
    1544 days ago
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