Roasted Pears and Raisins

Roasted Pears  and Raisins with Star Anise makes for a delicious dessert suitable for all Ayurvedic doshas.  It satisfies your sweet tooth while offering a departure from refined sugars.  The spices enhance the sweetness and stimulate a sluggish winter metabolism. Cloves directly stimulate blood flow to the extremities, revitalizing the muscles, brightening and moistening the skin. 

Roasted Pears and Raisins
Roasted pears are warm and cozy for cold winter nights. Perfectly wholesome and tasty for a holiday dessert.
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Recipes: Desserts
Ingredients
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Cloves
  • 2 tbsp Oats / Oatmeal
  • 4 whole Pears
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 1/2 tsp Star Anise
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Powder the spices in a coffee grinder or pulverize with a mortar and pestle.
  3. Peel and halve the pears, slicing out the core. Place pears in a baking pan. Add 1/4 cup of water. sprinkle with spices and raisins.
  4. Bake, covered, for one hour or until pears are tender.
  5. Uncover, sprinkle rolled oats and, optionally, pecans.
  6. Broil for five minutes for a grilled effect.
Notes
Stimulates-energy, Soothes-throat, Diaphoretic
 

 


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