🍐 Baked Pears 🍐
This delightful six ingredient dessert is easy and so satisfyingly delicious you’ll be asking ‘where have you been all my covid!?’
Bake ‘em for 30 minutes and curl up with some Netflix and enjoy a sweet ‘lil Sunday.
✨3 Bosc Pears
✨1 can coconut milk (full fat & chilled overnight)
✨1/2 tsp cinnamon
✨1 tsp vanilla
✨Pinch of salt
✨1 cup Rawcology Banana Grain Free Granola
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Slice pears in half and scoop out the seeds using a melon baller or spoon.
3. Bake in the preheated oven, cut side down for 30 minutes.
4. Allow to cool slightly before filling with cream.
5. In the meantime, scoop hardened coconut milk into a chilled bowl. Add in cinnamon, vanilla and salt with a splash of the coconut water.
6. With an electric hand beater, whip the coconut into soft peaks.
7. Once pears have cooled slightly, scoop cream into the little hole and crumble Banana Grain Free Granola on top. Enjoy!
Recipe Health Benefits
Pears are an excellent source of water-soluble fibres, including pectin. This makes them quite useful in helping to lower cholesterol levels and improving digestion. They are also a good source of:
Folate-Supports healthy cell division and influences absorption of neurotransmitter
Copper- Important factor in the formation of hemoglobin, helps maintain a healthy metabolism, promotes strong and healthy bones, and ensures your nervous system works properly.
Potassium- It helps the body regulate fluid, send nerve signals, and regulate muscle contractions.
Vitamin B2- helps the body break down carbohydrates, proteins, and fats to produce energy.
Vitamin C- Important for cell growth and repair as well as preventing oxidative damage. Supports immune function protecting against infectious diseases
Coconut milk is rich in short and medium chain triglycerides that are healthy fats. Coconut milk nutrition can help you lower cholesterol levels, improve blood pressure, and prevent heart attacks or a stroke. In addition, coconut milk nutrition contains:
Magnesium- An important mineral, which activates many enzyme reactions in the human body. Its many functions include helping with muscle and nerve function, regulating blood pressure, and boosting the immune system
Phosphorous- The body uses phosphorus to keep the bones strong and healthy. Phosphorus also helps remove waste and repair damaged tissues.
Iron- Essential component of hemoglobin, where it functions in transporting oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. It also supports muscle metabolism, healthy connective tissue, neurological development, and other components of healthy cell function.
Lauric Acid- converted in the body into a highly beneficial compound called monolaurin. This supports the immune system, has antimicrobial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties.