5 Ways to Use Apples and Pears

5 Ways to Use Apples and Pears

Healthy Eating
Two of the most popular superfood fruits to enjoy in the fall are apples and pears. They are both loaded with vitamins and nutrients, have a sweet flavor for healthier desserts, and even go great in more savory dishes. Here are some different ways I use apples and pears during the fall. Problem... I don't like pears. Not even a little bit. I don't care how good they are for me. I don't care that we had a bumper crop this year. They feel like sandpaper in my mouth. Eww. I even canned some using Laurie's Almond Pear recipe. It was delicious, but too pear-ey to eat often. Apples, on the other hand, I like well enough. They never sound good, you know? "Oh, I'm dying or a good crunchy…
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Healthy Food Swaps Using Fall Superfoods

Healthy Food Swaps Using Fall Superfoods

Healthy Eating
If you want to eat a little healthier in the fall, it doesn't require completely changing your diet. So often, you can just make a few substitutions with the foods you already enjoy, and will have lower-fat foods that are tasty and nutritious. Here are some healthy food swaps that use fall superfoods. Use Pumpkin in Cake Mixes One of the easiest healthy food swaps you can do with your fall superfoods is to use pumpkin puree with cake mixes. This turns your cake or cupcakes into just 2 ingredients, including the cake mix of your choice and pumpkin puree. The pumpkin replaces all other ingredients you would have mixed in with the cake mix, like oil and eggs. This is often done with a spiced cake mix that goes…
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