It's the season for apples and last weekend we visited a fantastic apple picking farm near Amsterdam. We came home with whopping 15 kilos of apples and this week’s focus has been apples, apples and more apples.
Apple is a nutritional powerhouse. It contains fibre, antioxidants, polyphenols and flavonoids. As part of a balanced diet, apples have been associated to lower risk of diabetes supporting a healthy blood sugar. Other studies have shown that apple consumption could reduce cancer and cardiovascular risk and support weight loss. Medium apple has only 47 calories, making this a perfect snack.
My favourite apple recipes (dairy and wheat-free and without added sugars)
- Apple crumble with whipped coconut cream
- Porridge with stewed apples and cinnamon
- Apple, cinnamon, raisin & sunflower muffins
- Apple crisps