Apples Apples contain a secret-weapon when it comes to slowing digestion and creating that full feeling for longer—it’s called pectin. According to nutritionists at Tufts University, pectin in a whole apple is more filling than the equivalent amount of fruit in juice. After all it takes effort (just ask your jaw) to devour an appleContinue reading
Pre- Workout: Apple Wedges with Almond Butter If it comes down to picking out of the candy dish or an apple for some pre-workout sugar, go for the apple. You’ll avoid a sugar crash mid-lunge while stocking up on vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. To keep your stomach from growling, spread a tablespoon of almond butterContinue reading
Cinnamon Sugar Apples It’s simple, sweet, and gets better as it sits. INGREDIENTS: Yield: 1 Serving 1 sliced tart apple 1 teaspoon sugar ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon PREPARATION: Place apple, sugar, and ground cinnamon in a resealable plastic bag. Toss to combine, then let sit at room temperature 30 minutes or refrigerate up to 6 hours.
Ciabatta French Toast with Warm Apple Maple Syrup INGREDIENTS: Yield: Serves 6 1/4 cup apple cider 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons butter 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 2 cups sliced McIntosh apples 1/4 cup maple syrup 6 (2-ounce) slices ciabatta bread 3 ounces Gruyère cheese, cut into thin slices 1/2 cup fat-free milk 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon freshly groundContinue reading
Apples Delicious and crunchy, apples are one of the most popular and favorite fruits among the health conscious, fitness lovers who firmly believe in the concept of “health is wealth. Apples are low in calories, and they contain no saturated fats or cholesterol. Nonetheless, the fruit is rich in dietary fiber, which helps prevent absorption of bad cholesterolContinue reading
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