Cozy Cinnamon Pear Soup
Today we are taking a page from our own cookbook, Souping, to give you this cozy recipe that will have you reminiscing about the holidays while also boosting your immunity. Warm up with a cup of this midday or have it for dessert!
Cinnamon is antioxidant rich with anti-inflammatory properties, and has powerful antibacterial properties that naturally help your immune system fight off germs. Pears are rich in fiber, copper, vitamin C and vitamin K. The subtle flavor of pear shines when combined with apple and highlighted by cinnamon and nutmeg.
Prep time: 8 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 cups
Serving size: 1 cup
Storage: Can be refrigerated for up to 5 days or frozen for up to 8 weeks. To thaw, remove from freezer 24 hours before consuming.
4 pears, peeled and chopped into 1x1 cubes [about 4 c]
2 apples, peeled and chopped into 1x1 cubes [about 2 c]
2 cinnamon sticks
2 c purified water
1 TB palm sugar
1/2 whole nutmeg, grated
1. Add pear, apple, cinnamon sticks and water to medium pot. Bring mixture to boil and then reduce heat to simmer and allow to cook for 10 minutes or until fruit is cooked through.
2. Remove cinnamon sticks. Pour apples, pear and water into blender. Add sugar and fresh grated nutmeg. Blend until smooth. Taste and adjust sugar based on sweetness of fruit.
3. Bottle and refrigerate
Tip: For a richer, creamier texture, swirl in 2 TB of vanilla greek (or your fav non-dairy) yogurt
Nutrition Per Serving:
Total Fat: 0.5g
Dietary Fiber 6g