You’ve heard the saying about an apple a day, but why? Apples are rich in Vitamin C, so they make a great option for people with sensitivities to citrus. Apples also contain fiber to keep you fuller longer, and loads of antioxidants.
Favorite varieties Around My Home are Fuji, Gala, and Granny Smith.
I love adding chopped apples to salads with walnuts and shredded parmesan cheese.
Topping yogurt or oatmeal with diced apples are a great breakfast option for adults and kiddos alike. Add some honey and a sprinkle of organic cinnamon for more antioxidants and tummy-soothing benefits for the picky eater.
A plate of freshly sliced apples (try several varieties to add color) make a perfect appetizer when served with cheese.
For a go-to snack or light lunch, I often reach for apple slices with organic peanut butter or almond butter. This snack is a great one for me before heading to a social event – it helps keep my full and satisfied so that I don’t indulge in what’s available just because it’s there.
Every morning, before my steel cut oatmeal and coffee, I have an 8 oz glass of green, organic, cold-pressed juice that I pick up at Costco for a great buy. I’ve even managed to get the Hubsters hooked on it, too. One of the main ingredients in this super-healthy tonic? Apples.
Lastly, apples make a delicious and healthy dessert. Check out my recipe for Quick and Easy Baked Apple Slices – tastes just like apple pie, but without the crust! Not to mention the incredible smell you’ll enjoy in your kitchen.
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