Baked Pears

5 pears                                                        Cinnamon to taste

Raisins                                                          1-2 cps of water

20 almonds                                                  Brown Rice Syrup

Preheat oven to 375.  Wash pears and slice ½ inch off the bottom of each.  Reserve tops.  Core the pears but do not puncture the bottom of the pear.  Stuff each pear with raisins, 3-4 almonds, a dash of cinnamon, and a drizzle of brown rice syrup. Fill with water and replace the tops.  Stand the pears in a shallow baking pan and pour in ½ inch of water.  Bake for 30-40 minutes or until soft.


Baked Apples

4-6 Apples1 orange, grated and juiced
1 c raisins or currants¼ tsp. Cinnamon
½ c walnuts or pecans, roasted and chopped½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
2 TB Tahini, almond butter or peanut butter 

Remove core from applies.  Combine all other ingredients and stuff into center of apple.  Bake in a shallow baking dish with a little water in bottom or pan at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.