Pears: Healthy Recipes

Alpa Momaya

March 9, 2022

Pears are wonderful fruits, and as sweet as they are, sometimes it gets monotonous to eat them on their own. So here are two recipes that give you the benefits of pears while being delicious and extremely simple.


1. Baked Pear Fruit with Cinnamon

This recipe might be one of the few dessert recipes you come across that benefit your heart. This recipe is a fun way to incorporate pears into your diet and have a guilt-free dessert as well. This recipe can be modified to fit your paleo or vegan diet and has a prep time of 10 minutes. The cooking time for this recipe is 35 minutes, and it yields six servings.
Cook Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 2 People


  • 3 Ripe pears
  • 1/2 cup Rolled oats or equivalent ground flaxseed, quinoa flakes, or chia seeds to fit your vegan or paleo diet
  • 1/4 cup Chopped almonds
  • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon sugar or coconut sugar, or honey
  • 2 tbsp Melted butter, or coconut oil


  • Before prepping, you must preheat the oven to 200C/400F.
  • After the first step, combine the dry ingredients, oats, ground cinnamon, sugar, almonds, and salt, in a bowl.
  • After that, pour in half of your melted butter or coconut oil and mix until combined.
  • Next, cut your pears in half and scoop out a tiny portion from the middle, where the seeds are.
  • Spoon your mixture into the centre of the pears.
  • Bake the pears for 35 to 40 minutes or until they are soft and lastly, enjoy.
Keyword baked pear, Cinnamon, pear fruit

2. Pear Smoothie

This smoothie can be your daily breakfast and has all the vitamins you need. It tastes refreshing and delicious and will take you only 15 minutes in total to make. This pear smoothie requires 5 minutes of prep time and 10 minutes of additional time and yields two servings.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1 People


  • 1 Ripe pear (chopped and seeded)
  • 1 1/2 cup Almond milk
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 2 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Fresh, peeled, and minced ginger
  • 1 tsp Honey or maple syrup or sweetener of your choice


  • Whisk the chia seeds and milk together. Please keep them in the refrigerator to set them for 10 minutes in a bowl.
  • While the chia seeds gel up, you can place the other ingredients in your blender.
  • Please take out the chia seed-milk mixture and give it a good whisk before pouring it into your blender with the other ingredients
  • Blend the mixture on high power for 2 to 3 minutes until the mixture is entirely smooth and lastly, enjoy your zesty smoothie.
Keyword pear fruit, spinach

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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