Orange-Sauced Slow Cooker Hot Fruit

Slow Cooker Hot Fruit

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 96) The recipe for this orange-sauced slow cooker hot fruit caught my eye as I was skimming through Slow & Easy: Fast-Fix Recipes for Your Electric Slow Cooker the other day. It seemed different, but in a good way. When I think of fruit salad I think chilled, which… 

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Betty Crocker’s Quick & Easy Pear Upside Down Cake

Betty's Pear Upside Down Cake

Here’s a quick and easy pear upside-down cake. Highly rated on the Betty Crocker website, it’s a variation of the pineapple upside-down recipe from the Betty Crocker Ultimate Bisquick Cookbook which dates back to the 1950s. I decided to give this pear upside-down cake recipe a try recently. Using Bisquick made it really quick and easy to make and it… 

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Apple, Pear, Cranberry Crisp with Gingersnap Topping

Apple Pear Cranberry Gingersnap Crisp

I got the idea for this apple, pear, cranberry crisp with gingersnap topping from this recipe for Joe’s Awesome Apple, Pear, Cranberry Pie with Gingersnap Topping over at Cookie Madness. Reading Anna’s description of this lovely tasting pie was my inspiration for coming up with a lighter, healthier more Weight Watchers Friendly variation. So, I… 

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Pear Apple Compote with Honey and Maple Syrup

Pear Apple Compote with Honey

Chunks of fresh apple and pear cooked with a little water, lemon juice and cinnamon, until tender and then mashed and lightly sweetened with honey and/or maple syrup. I’ve been enjoying this delicious simple Pear-Apple Compote with honey and maple syrup all week and am already contemplating my next batch. That’s how good it is…. 

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{38 Power Foods} Mesclun Salad with Pears and Blue Cheese

Mesclun with pears and blue cheese

Sliced autumn pears and mesclun greens tossed with pear Dijon dressing topped with crunchy toasted walnuts and crumbled gorgonzola cheese. All I can say is YUM! I love a salad that’s as great tasting as it is good-for-you and this simple classic combination really delivers.  It’s easy, healthy and delicious. At this time of year,… 

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