Pears are in season this time of year, which comes in great handy since they offer a delicious, festive flavor! They are a sweet and healthy way to mix it up a bit in the kitchen. However, it can be somewhat challenging to determine how to use your pears in recipes, outside of just enjoying them as a whole fruit (which is equally as delicious, if you ask us!). To help you out, we’ve rounded up a few delicious recipes from some of our favorite healthy eating bloggers, and they’re perfect for chilly temps!


01 Baked Pears with Cinnamon Honey

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Photo: The Wheatless Kitchen

Baked Pears are a perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth! They make for a delicious and healthy dessert. This recipe from the Wheatless Kitchen has only 5 ingredients. Enjoy!


02 Balsamic Chicken & Pears

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Photo: Taste of Home

This meal from Taste of Home will warm your soul! It only takes 30 minutes to whip up a delicious and protein-packed dinner. Click here for the recipe.


03 Roasted Pear and Cranberry Brussel Sprouts

Photo: Two Peas and Their Pod

We love Brussels sprouts around here! This recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod combines 3 great winter foods — pears, cranberries, and Brussels sprouts. Click here to check out this recipe.


04 Cranberry Spiced Pears

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Photo: Taste of Home

This recipe from Taste of Home makes for another great dessert, or if you’re looking for a way to spice up your morning yogurt, top it off with these pears! They only take 30 minutes to cook! Click here for the recipe.


05 Allspice Grilled Sweet Potatoes and Pears

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Photo: Better Homes and Gardens

These sweet potatoes and pears from Better Homes and Gardens make for a tasty and healthy side dish. If you don’t have a grill, preheat the oven to 400 degrees and bake for 35 minutes! Click here for the recipe.

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