I am a bit apple obsessed. These are a treat for your taste buds! And Only 5 ingredients with a 15 minute prep????

This recipe (though, hardly a recipe) has no extras, no added complexity; just simple ingredients coming together to bring about a warm hug of comfort. These are the baked apple slices from my childhood, the ones my mom used to make. The cinnamon and fruity smell of the apples that fills the air while baking in the oven is comfort in itself, but the sweet yet tart, tender apples are truly something special.

These Easy Baked Apples are…

  • Easy to make
  • Low in added sugar
  • A delicious dessert
  • Vegan
  • Gluten free

A superstar fruit, the APPLE…

Apple nutrition facts: One raw, unpeeled, medium-sized apple (100 grams)

  • Calories: 52
  • Water: 86%
  • Potassium 195 gr
  • Carbs 25 gr
  • Fiber 4.4 gr
  • Fat 0 gr
  • Vitamin C 14% of daily value
  • Apples are high in fiber, vitamin C, and various antioxidants
  • Apples are packed with phytonutrients, like quercetin, which can help regulate your blood sugar.
  • Eating a whole apple – versus applesauce or apple juice – leads to increased satisfaction.

 

Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN