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Thanksgiving is approaching fast, which means it is time to start thinking about what to have for the big holiday meal. It is hard not to get swept up in the delicious dessert favorites of the season, but often those tempting favorites are loaded with sugar. This meal is not only scrumptious, but it is a healthy twist on dessert which everyone can enjoy, including your diabetic guests.
High in fiber and natural sweet, Harriet S. Salzberg, RD,LDN,CDE, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at NorthShore, shares her recipe for poached pears and ice cream that are sure to be a new favorite.
Recipe makes 8 servings (serving size 1 pear)
Ingredients:For the pears:
For the ice cream:
Nutrition Information (per serving):Calories: 129Fat: 1 gCarbohydrate: 29 gFiber: 3 gProtein: 1 g