Baked Apples

Makes 2 servings  – Serving Size: 1 apple Ingredients • 2 apples • 2 tablespoons brown sugar • 1 teaspoon cinnamon Directions 1. Peel apples. 2. Cut apples into 1-inch pieces. 3. In a small bowl, mix brown sugar and cinnamon together. 4. Sprinkle apple pieces with brown sugar and cinnamon. 5. Microwave for 30 … Read More


Storage of Fruits and Vegetables

With all the different fruits and vegetables available at the grocery store and Farmers Market, it’s hard to know exactly how to store all of them. Here’s a quick reference guide for storing your fresh fruits and vegetables:   Fruits and vegetables that should be stored in the refrigerator (at 40°F or below) include apples … Read More


Pocket Fruit Pies

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 pie Ingredients 4 whole-wheat tortillas 1 large apple or 2 medium peaches 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons fat-free milk Sugar (optional) Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Preheat oven to 350°F. Warm tortillas in microwave or oven to make them easier to handle. … Read More


Cranapple Crisp

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1 16-ounce can whole cranberry sauce 4 apples, chopped 2 teaspoons margarine, melted 1 cup quick-cooking oats 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray an 8- by 8-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the cranberry sauce and apples. … Read More


Apple Crisp

Ingredients 4 cups sliced apples (about 4 medium apples) 2 tablespoons margarine 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup whole wheat or white whole-wheat flour 2 teaspoons lemon juice Non-stick cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat 9 inch by 13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Melt margarine in a … Read More


Apple Salad

Makes 8 servings Serving Size: 1/2 cup Ingredients 2 cups apple, diced 1 cup celery, diced 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup nuts 2 tablespoons plain yogurt 1 tablespoon orange juice Directions Mix orange juice with yogurt. In a medium bowl, toss apples, celery, raisins, and nuts with the dressing mixture. Chill for 30 minutes and … Read More


Apple Fruit Salad

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 Golden Delicious apples, diced 2 Red Delicious apples, diced 2 bananas, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 cups red seedless grapes 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Cut up all fruit and mix together in a medium bowl. Combine yogurt, orange juice, and … Read More


PB & A Roll-Up

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1/2 wrap Ingredients 1 banana 3 tablespoons peanut butter 1 (6-inch) whole-wheat tortilla 4 tablespoons chopped apple Directions In a small bowl, use a fork to mash the banana. Mix peanut butter with banana. Spread over tortilla. Top with chopped apples. Roll tortilla. … Read More


Peanut Butter Fruit Dreamwiches

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 sandwich Ingredients 2 pieces whole-wheat bread 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter 1 tablespoon low-fat ricotta cheese 1/4 apple 1 tablespoon honey Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash apple and cut into thin slices. Spread peanut butter on one piece of bread. Spread ricotta cheese on the other piece of … Read More


Body Building Snack Stack

Ingredients Whole-wheat crackers 1 avocado, mashed 1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon cumin 2 tablespoons minced parsley, cilantro, or dill Lean ham or turkey deli meat Apple, sliced Low-fat cheese Directions Place whole-wheat crackers on a plate. Combine the mashed avocado, juice, cumin, and the parsley, cilantro, or dill together in a bowl. … Read More


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