The hearty flavor of walnuts make them so versatile when using in recipes. The nutty crunch brings a regular meal to a whole new level. Don’t be surprised if your palette will be begging for more in no time. Walnuts pair so well with countless flavors. So many in fact you’ll probably never run out of ideas for using them and that’s great! They’re perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes. In fact, it was difficult to narrow what recipe to feature, but we decided on one that is a must try for the holidays. You would if you know what’s good for yah!
This recipe for Baked Pears with Walnuts and Honey is sure to add loveliness to any meal. It is certain to satisfy those full tummies at holiday dinners that still somehow find room for a sweet treat, even after the main course.
Cook Time: 30 mins Serves: 4
Ingredients: 2 large ripe pears ¼ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ cup Bella Viva Orchards Walnuts of choice, chopped 2 tsp Topanga Quality Raw, Unfiltered Honey Yogurt or frozen yogurt (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut fresh pears in half and gently scoop out seeds. Place on cookie sheet. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon. Top with Bella Viva Orchards Walnuts. Drizzle each half with ½ teaspoon of Topanga Quality Raw, Unfiltered Honey. Put tray in oven and bake for 30 minutes. Carefully remove from oven, serve warm and enjoy! Yields 4 servings.
Just like many of the products Bella Viva carries, Sarah was homegrown right here in California’s Central Valley. She’s passionate in all she does and loves to keep herself busy. She’s a mom to two Boston Terrier siblings, is super close to her family, enjoys taking photos, anything to do with music, the outdoors and cooking. Her favorite colors are green and purple, favorite animals are dogs and penguins, favorite season is Autumn, and favorite Bella Viva dried fruits at the current time are the organic mango and organic pineapple. Sarah’s written for many publications and organizations and is honored to be part of the Bella Viva team!