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Saturday, October 6, 2007

Cold Weather Healthy Recipe for Creative folks

What is another recipe doing on a blog about creativity and writing? Simple.
Cooking is creative.
This recipe is easy and fun to make.
This recipe saves time and money.
This recipe is healthy and versatile.

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Fruit Compote:

1 can cherry pie filling
1 can pineapple chunks
2 apples

Chop up apples into bite-size pieces. Mix all ingredients in a baking pan. Heat in oven at 350 degrees.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Done.

Uses:
Tasty alone.
Yummy with ice cream, yogurt, sour cream, or whipped cream.
Delicious on pancakes or waffles.
Delightful on short bread or plain cake.

Variations:
Too numerous to list, here are a few. Be creative and think of your own!

When baked, add walnuts, almonds or any nuts of your choice.
Add raisins.
Add cinnamon and/or nutmeg. Or cardamon. Vanilla works too.
Use different fruits: blueberries, pears, apricots, etc. (Not bananas.)

Do you have any great easy recipes? Do you find you become more creative when you create food? Love to cook? Hate it?

If you try this recipe let me know how you like it.

3 comments:

Dorothy Demaree said...

Do you drain the pineapple juice off?

Conda said...

Nope, pineapple goes in juice and all!

However, if it remains too "juicy" you can add a teaspoon of cornstarch dissolved in a 1/4 c. of water to thicken.

Anonymous said...

Conda,
i've found your blog and will be trying your recipe. It sounds good!
Catherine