Fill your kitchen with warm and comforting aromas from The Healthy Maven‘s delicious spiced pear chips. Low in calories, high in fiber and great for on-the-go: what’s not to love about these crunchy delights? It’s also a great alternative to the typical sugar-laden candies your kiddos might be into.
Easy Baked Pear Chips
- 2 ripe Asian pears
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon or spice of choice
Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.
Slice Asian pears very thin from stem to bottom, removing any seeds that stick. Use a mandolin if you have one.
Lay the pear slices on two baking sheets lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
Sprinkle both sides of slices with spice of choice.
Bake for 1 hour. Remove from oven and flip. Bake for another hour. Remove from oven and flip. Bake for 1 more hour. Turn off heat and allow slices to cool completely in oven (about another hour).
Remove from oven and serve or store in an airtight container.
Serves: 2 | Serving Size: 1 pear
Per serving: Calories: 52; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 1g
Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 148mg; Iron: 0%; Vitamin A: 0%; Vitamin C: 8%; Calcium: 0%
Davida is a healthy living blogger behind The Healthy Maven, where she writes about healthy food, fitness and her insatiable sweet tooth. She aims to create delicious recipes that are healthy, gluten-free and filled with good-for-you ingredients but still taste as authentic as the originals. It’s not rare that she’ll throw spinach in her brownies! Check out more of her recipes on her blog and follow her on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Photo courtesy of Davida Kugelmass. Recipe originally posted on The Healthy Maven.
(via MyFitnessPal Blog)