Archive for March, 2013

March 21, 2013

The “Real Food” Brownie: A chocolate dessert that is good for you.

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March 6, 2013

Poached Pears without the sugar. Recipe: Chai Spiced Poached Pears (for breakfast or dessert).

In my last Rooted Nutrition class we learned how to poach pears “Free of refined sugar. Full of Flavour”.
The secret is to combine apple juice or even cranberry or raspberry with spices such as cinnamon, peppercorns, cloves, cardamom, and ginger.

These are the poached pears we made. They were anjou pears, poached in cherry juice, and served with an elderberry syrup.
Poached pears with elderberry syrup

Armed with my new poaching pear skills, I made breakfast this morning and as I ate I kept exclaiming “WOW”.

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