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Pear “Toast” Four Ways

4 Ripe Bartlett pears
½ cup almond butter
2 bananas sliced
1-2 TBSP honey
1/3 cup hummus
2 cocktail cucumbers thinly sliced
1/3 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
2 TBSP Kalamata olives, sliced
1/3 cup organic Greek Yogurt
2 TBSP dried apricots, chopped
1/3 cup Cambozola, gorgonzola or blue cheese
1 ½ oz Italina dry salami, sliced
2 TBSP sliced almonds


  Slice pears lengthwise, cutting on either side of the core to create ¼ inch planks

Toast 1: Spread slices of pear with almond butter. Top with banaba slices and drizzle with honey

Toast2: Spread pear slices with hummus. Add cucumber slices, top with Feta cheese and Kalamata olives.

Toast 3: Spread ear slices Greek yogurt. Add banana slices and top with dried apricots

Toast 4: Spread pear slices with Cambozola chees. Add Italian salami and top with sliced almonds.

Recipe courtesy of Costco



Roasted Almond-Butter Bars Recipe

 Makes 10 to 12

Ingredients

Apple puree is a great way to sweeten lots of recipes without adding refined sugar. Simply peel and core red apples and chop them into bite-size pieces. Place in a large saucepan with 3/4 inches of water. Simmer for 40 minutes, or until very soft, then blend until smooth. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days, or freeze in portions.

• 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, plus more for the pan
• 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
• 12 medjool dates, pitted
• 2 1/2 cups rolled oats
• 5 Tbsp. apple puree
• 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
• 4 Tbsp. hulled hemp seeds
• 3 Tbsp. roasted almond butter
• 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut chips
• 1/2 cup raisins
• Pinch of salt
 

 Directions

Preheat the oven to 400°. Use some coconut oil to oil an 11- x 7-inch baking pan.

Put the chia seeds in a glass with 1/2 cup of water. Let this sit for 20 minutes until the seeds expand and form a gel.

Put the dates and the 2 Tbsp. coconut oil into a food processor and whiz.

Mix all the other ingredients, including the chia gel, in a bowl, then stir in the dates until everything is evenly blended.

Press into the prepared pan and bake for about 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

Excerpted from Natural Feasts by Ella Mills.
Recipe created by Ella Mills


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