With the long Canadian Thanksgiving weekend finally here, today’s post is inspired by my co-worker. She’s off today to go apple picking with her adorable nephews – I hope you’re having fun A! I’m a bit envious because one of my favourite things to do with the girls in the fall is to go apple picking. There are so many great orchards just a short drive away from my house, and I try to tag along on their school trip to the orchards every year.
The one thing with apple picking is that afterwards you end up with SO MANY APPLES!! What do you do with all of them?!? I love apples, and I try to eat one a day, but a trip apple picking easily leaves you with more apples than you can eat raw. So to help out my co-worker and her sister use up the fruits of their apple picking labour, I turned to my healthy living blogger friends and asked them if they had any recipes I could share. The results are this round up post of 10 fabulous fall apple recipes for your freshly picked apples:
- Crock Pot Applesauce (No sugar Added)
Making homemade applesauce is an easy and delicious way to enjoy one of autumn’s best fruits!
- Nutty Apple Loaf
Nutty, apple-filled, and delicious! This gluten-free, vegan loaf is awesome for munching as snack time or serving at breakfast. Refined sugar-free and made with wholesome, all natural ingredients.
- Pineapple Apple and Orange Super Green Smoothie
This green smoothie is delicious and pretty much maxes out your daily greens requirement if you eat two servings.
- Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Granola
Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Granola: crunchy, chewy and naturally sweet. This granola is perfect for breakfast or even a snack (plus it’s vegan too)!
- Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal
You’ll love this Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal recipe – Serve with a splash of milk, or top with yogurt (plain, vanilla or coconut) or leftover cranberry sauce.
- Wild Rice and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash
Colourful, bountiful and delicious, this dish is autumn on a plate!
- Healthy Cinnamon Apple Chips
Easy to make, obviously – add a little sugar to give it a little more sweet and caramelized on top.
- Easy Caramel Apple Sauce>
Gluten Free and vegan – this is a delicious low calorie caramel dip for those lovely fall apples.
- Paleo Apple Crisp Muffins
Your favorite fall dessert in muffin form! These Paleo Apple Crisp Muffins are the perfect snack for celebrating apple season with. Sweet, subtly spiced, and covered with that classic crumb topping you’ve come to know and love! Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, and sure to please the whole family!
- Caramel Apple Galette – Gluten Free and Vegan
A rustic pie that is healthy and easy to make? Absolutely! Now that is a dessert you can really enjoy!
Join the conversation:
Have you ever gone apple picking? What did you make with your apples?