Get Creative with Apples

Apples are a favorite fruit of many, and they are also an October Foods of the Month! Bringing an apple on-the-go is a great idea for a healthy snack, but can you get creative with these fruits? Read on for some fun apple tips that expand the possibilities of how to eat them! Apple Sandwiches – Take 2 thick slices of apple, and spread all natural peanut butter on one slice. Sprinkle with raisins. Place the second slice on top and enjoy this easy apple sandwich!

Apple and Yogurt Dip – Cut up apple slices, then dip them in non-fat Greek vanilla yogurt. Sprinkle some cinnamon into to yogurt for a tasty flavor combination.

Apple Tuna Sandwich – Add thin apple slices to your favorite tuna fish sandwich for a crunchy burst of flavor and nutrition.

Baked Apples – Remove the core of an apple, leaving a hole in the center. Fill it with your favorite nuts or dried fruit (we used crushed walnuts and raisins). Sprinkle with a little brown sugar and cinnamon and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Enjoy hot for a satisfying and healthy dessert!8009886035_b17bc00843

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