Healthy Recipes

5 Great Ways to Eat Apples

This fibrous fruit improves cholesterol health. Here are five tasty and energizing eats from Cynthia Sass, R.D.

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1. Top Your Pizza

Rub or brush a whole-grain pizza crust with almond oil. Add chopped fresh basil leaves, very thinly sliced apples, and shredded Gouda cheese. Bake in the oven.

2. Throw It Into A Shake

Blend an apple, nonfat organic vanilla Greek yogurt, walnut butter, rolled oats, and apple pie spice.

3. Mix It Into A Burger

Add a shredded apple to extra-lean organic ground turkey. Sprinkle with minced garlic and Italian herb seasoning.

4. Add It To Your Chili

Add chopped apples to vegetarian chili made with black and/or pinto beans, along with vegetables such as bell peppers, mushrooms, carrots, and onions.

5. Toss It In With Your Stir-Fry

Add sliced apples to a veggie and shrimp stir-fry. For sauce, use a mix of coconut oil, orange juice, brown rice vinegar, grated ginger, garlic, and crushed red pepper. Serve over wild rice.

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