Here’s great way to use those pears in a loaf of bread that's as healthy as it is delicious. The bread has a wonderful hearty texture along with a savory blend of spices. Plus it's grain-free and you get the added benefits that pears provide you – they are full of antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory benefits

Pear Pecan Bread [Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo]

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup pecan meal
  • 1/4 cup tapioca starch
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon stevia powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup peeled and pureed pear
  • 2 tablespoons plant based milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a blender or coffee grinder, blend the pecans till fine crumbles appear.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pecans with the remaining dry ingredients.
  4. Peel and puree the pear in a blender and add it to the dry ingredients with the milk and vanilla. Mix the ingredients well.
  5. Spoon the batter into a lightly greased mini loaf pan. It will have a thick consistency.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes. Enjoy it warm or refrigerate it for up to 5 days.
  7. If you need to bake ahead and store for later, this bread freezes well. Thaw in the refrigerator or countertop for great texture.
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