Eat More Plants.

Raw Pear & Walnut Crumble.

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I love pears! Let’s talk about them for a moment.

The skin of a pear contains at least 3 – 4 times as many nutrients as the flesh. Don’t peel those pears!! Buy them organic, give them a wash when you get home and eat them whole. The skin contains antioxidants, anti-inflammatory phytonutrients as well as LOTS of fiber (yay!).

 

Choose pears that are firm. Place them in a paper bag (with some bananas if you have) to let them ripen more quickly. Pears usually take 3-7 days to ripen.

When they feel soft to the touch around the stem area, they’re good to go. They should not be mushy but the should give a little when you put pressure on the flesh.

I chose anjou and bosc pears for my crumble because I like them the best. The anjou is sweeter and a bit juicier when ripe and I think they pair well together, pun intended.

This is a great breakfast! It’s super quick and hits my taste buds in the right spot.

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Prep your crumble first.

Pit and chop 5 soft medjool dates and toss them in a blender or food processor.

Add 1/2 c of raw walnuts (soaked for an hour in water and then drained and rinsed well, optional)

and

1 heaped teaspoon of raw cacao powder,

a few shakes of cinnamon

and a pinch of sea salt.

Process until crumbly and uniform in texture.

Rough chop 2 ripe pears.

Layer them in a parfait glass with the crumble or just pile it all into a bowl and chomp away.

 

Enjoy!

 

 If you want, you could put this in a oven safe dish and bake it at the lowest temperature possible (usually it’s somewhere between 150 and 175 degrees F) for 15-25 minutes. This will give you an apple pie like, warm and cozy dish!

 

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2 Responses to “Raw Pear & Walnut Crumble.”

  1. sforim

    I am thinking about putting into the dehydrator :). Thanks again for inspiration!

    Reply
  2. Mercy Hill Farm

    Reblogged this on Mercy Hill Farm and commented:
    Celine posted another great idea for breakfast – packed with vitamins, minerals, complex carbs, and it’s #glutenfree, #dairyfree, #grainfree! Also a nice primer on the goodness of pears. Yay!

    Reply

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