Healthy Cooked Apples

Healthy Cooked Apples PinThese Healthy Cooked Apples make a great dessert, side dish, snack, or topping for your Vegan Pancakes, Vegan Chia Seed Pancakes or Rolled Oats Breakfast. They’re sweet, decadent and delicious!

Amelia has been pestering me to eat more apples, but I’ve never been a fan of raw apples. The texture doesn’t appeal to me for some reason. But apples cooked up in a pie is a different story altogether. I love apple pie!

So I came up with an idea that makes eating apples my way healthy. That makes Amelia happy with me for eating more apples, and it makes me happy by preparing them in a way that tastes delicious! It’s a win-win!

These apples only have a couple of ingredients, no added sugar and no fat. It’s important to use Granny Smith apples to bring some tartness or they can be too sweet. Leave the peel for the extra fiber. It softens when cooked.


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Healthy Cooked Apples
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6 servings 5 minutes
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15 minutes
Healthy Cooked Apples
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15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Core and dice the apples.
    Healthy Cooked Apples Prep 1
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add the apples and water. Bring to a simmer uncovered for 10 minutes until the apples are soft and reduced. Stir frequently. The water should be mostly evaporated when ready.
  3. Add the maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir to combine and cook for another 3 to 5 minutes until liquid has completely evaporated.
    Healthy Cooked Apples Prep 2
  4. Serve as a side dish, dessert, snack or over your favorite breakfast pancakes or french toast.
Recipe Notes

Serving size is about 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Cooked Apples
Amount Per Serving
Calories 68 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 118mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 14g
Protein 0.3g 1%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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