Try these 7 Mouthwatering Apple Recipes for Autumn
Apples are nature’s gift and are full of nutrition and health benefits. That’s why you should enjoy the bounty of apples that are ripening on the trees this fall. So whether you do your own apple picking, or purchase the fruit from a farmers market, or grocer, this is the time to stock up on apples.
Not all apples are created equal, according to delish. Granny Smith, pink lady and Cortland are best for baking with. Fuji, and gala apples are perfect for eating. You want to use a soft apple like McIntosh or golden delicious for making applesauce or apple butter.
Apples are so good for you that you should eat them daily. There are even a myriad of ways to cook them for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Check out these seven healthy and delicious apple recipes
Apple & Cranberry Quinoa Salad
This super simple apple, cranberry and quinoa salad is bursting with nutrition and taste and the recipe from delish makes it easy to prepare. All you need are two of your favorite apples, tri colored quinoa, dried cranberries, kale, pecans, and feta cheese. Top with an easy to make lemon dressing. This colorful salad is perfect for a fall meal or make it as a Thanksgiving side dish.
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Start your day with this hearty breakfast that is perfect for a cool fall morning. This recipe from The Pioneer Women blog makes enough apple cinnamon oatmeal for two or double it for your entire family. Cook oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and apple on the stove or in a slow cooker for a nutritious and filling breakfast.
Parsnip and Apple Soup
This seasonal treat from Olive Magazine combines this healthy root vegetable and apples in a soup hearty enough for a full meal. All you need are apples, parsnips, an onion, one liter of chicken or vegetable stock, and cooking cream. This delicious soup only takes less than an hour from prep to table.
Chunky Apple Pumpkin Bread
This moist and delicious bread combines both apples and pumpkins making it a must for Autumn. Every slice of this hearty bread from A Taste of Home is full of nuts and spices. All you need are four tart apples, pumpkin pie spices, canned pumpkin, walnuts, eggs, oil and baking soda. You can serve this quick bread with any meal or as a snack.
Veggie Coronation Chickpea and Apple Salad
This classic British lunch favorite is vegetarian because it is made with chickpeas and not chicken. The recipe from Olive Magazine is full of flavor and crunch and is ready in only 20 minutes. All you need are apples, celery, green onions, and chickpeas that are topped with a spicy mango curry dressing.
Healthy Apple Muffins
This low-fat and healthy fall version of the classic muffin from the blog Sally’s Baking Recipes is good for breakfast or anytime. The recipe calls for whole wheat flour, apples, applesauce, maple syrup, and coconut oil. The oil keeps the muffins moist. The best part of this quick and easy recipe is that no mixer is required.
Crockpot Apple Butter
Enjoy this healthy apple butter spread any time of the day.Apple butter is basically applesauce that has been cooked longer and caramelized. This easy crockpot recipe from delish makes it super simple to make. You can cook this on the stove if you do not have a slow cooker. All you need are 12 sliced apples, sugar, vanilla and pumpkin pie spices to make this Fall treat.
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