Sure, apples are delicious eaten out-of-hand, but there are so many other ways to enjoy them throughout the day, too! Here are some places an apple can make all the difference.
There’s nothing like biting into a fresh apple. The crisp crunch. The sweet juice. Apples taste delicious au naturel, but adding a few other ingredients can really bring out their flavor—and perk up your fall menus. Take a few minutes this month to search keyword “apples” in our recipe section. There, you’ll find a bushel of deliciously easy ways to cook with apples—morning, noon, and night. Until then, check out these easy ways to add a little apple to your favorite meals and snacks.
Instead of bananas or berries on your cereal or yogurt, try some sliced apple. Check out our Honey Graham Muesli. Or enjoy one of our unique apple breakfasts, like Cinnamon-Apple Morning Sandwich. This grilled raisin-bread sandwich holds a sweet filling of cinnamon, cream cheese, and apples. You can even savor a Baked Apple Pancake: Its sweetness comes from apples and no-calorie sweetener.
Applesauce is a favorite go-to side dish at suppertime. You can also add apples to rice or stuffing, like we did in our Maple-Glazed Stuffed Roast Pork. This fruit also pairs well with poultry, such as the chicken breast in our Rustic Spinach Salad. Or simply toss some apple slices into your garden salad, like we did in our Apple-Cranberry Salad Toss and Sweet Potato, Apple & Spinach Salad.
On a chilly day, wrap your hands around a warm mug of Orange Mulled Cider. Adding apple cider to orange-flavored CRYSTAL LIGHT SUNRISE—and a few fall spices like cinnamon and cloves—makes for a fragrant and flavorful fall beverage.
Stir cinnamon applesauce into berry-flavored JELL-O Sugar Free Gelatin, and you’ve got Low-Fat Spiced Apple Berry Cups. These single-serving parfaits take just 10 minutes of prep time (plus a few hours to set) and are perfect for family…or Halloween party guests.
At snack time, try topping a few apple slices with KRAFT 2% Milk Singles, microwave for 30 seconds, and you’ve got Cheesy Apple Rings - and 25% of your daily value of calcium. Another favorite: Harvest Baked Apples. Our recipe uses about half the brown sugar of traditional baked apple recipes without sacrificing flavor.