Healthier Holiday Dessert Idea: Quick Baked Pears

Registered Dietician

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quick baked pear
Instead of spending a ton of time making a decadent dessert, this quick and easy recipe will still have everyone’s taste buds thrilled after one bite. These baked pears are a great healthy dessert option to serve after Thanksgiving or any holiday dinner. The cinnamon, granola and cranberries pair nicely with the juicy pears for a seasonal, guilt-free flavor.
With a wide variety to choose from, pears are in season throughout the fall and winter months. Many desserts lack any nutrients or health benefits while this one is full of fiber, vitamins and minerals.
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