START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: pears

Here’s a Good Reason to Eat More Pears

A new study, published in the journal Food Research International, found that certain types of pears may help manage type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and intestinal ulcers. The secret is in the sk…

121 comments

Greek Yogurt with Fresh Pears and Toasted Walnuts

Can't stomach another spoonful of granola? There are infinite ways to add flavor and finesse to your bowl of yogurt--this recipe is especially satisfying during cozy winter months. Enjoy a healthy and…

61 comments

4 Perfect Pear Recipes

"Gift of the Gods" is what Homer, the famous author of the Odyssey, called pears in 800 B.C. Thousands of years later, there are many (including me) who would agree. My gift to you? These four yumm…

93 comments

Pears: Gift of the Gods

Homer, famous author of the Odyessy, called pears "gift of the gods." That was in 800 B.C. Thousands of years before and thousands of years later, there are many (including me) who would agree. Did…

49 comments

Gingered Cranberry-Pear Cobbler

Cranberries add a particularly pleasing tartness and color to pears, while fresh ginger, lemon and vanilla brighten up the pears. The nutrition information below is calculated using reduced-fat sour c…

17 comments

Roasted Parsnip and Pear Soup Recipe

The earthy flavor of parsnips goes especially well with fragrant pears, but carrots or even rutabaga work nicely in this soup as well. Serve it as a first course or as a light main dish with a crusty …

13 comments

Carefree Canapes

If the word canapé brings to mind tedious, fussy finger food, let us change your opinion. We’ve adopted the fancy format but left out the pomp and circumstance for these creative concoctions. Read on …

add a comment

Acorn Squash with Jeweled Wild Rice

We're so accustomed to seeing a huge, bronzed turkey on the Thanksgiving table that it is a treat to make a vegetarian main dish with as much flair. I have to say that this razzle-dazzling arrangement…

8 comments

Sweet and Spicy Autumn Salad

I love simple flavors, but I also adore an explosion. This jumble of sweet, salty, spicy, and nutty in a tangle of peppery greens leaves me swooning. We may not be inventing the wheel here—the fruit/n…

add a comment

Sweet Harvest Pear and Carrot Soup Recipe

This soup is as mellow and golden as a warm September afternoon, filled with the natural sweetness and mineral and antioxidant nutrition of tender pears and carrots. Low in fat, creamy without dair…

add a comment

meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

I wish kittens would visit me like that at my job!

I don't care for fireworks. They scare my dogs and hurt their ears. They bark and yelp, and one of t…

Walk in the woods or simply sit by the water.

I just read about a 12 year old boyin Auburn, WA was burned over 25% of his body because he was set…