10 Apple Recipes
Did you go overboard with apple picking? Try these delicious recipes including a decadent twist on apple pie. An apple a day could be good for preventing numerous diseases.
How Apples Can Help Your Health
Stave off Alzheimer's disease. Apples contain quercetin, a powerful antioxidant that protects brain cells from degeneration in rats-and might do the same in humans. Be sure to eat the skin, says Cornell University researcher Chang Lee, since it's especially rich in disease-fighting compounds.
Protect against colon cancer. When the natural fiber in apples ferments in the colon, it produces chemicals that help fight the formation of cancer cells, according to new research from Germany.
Prevent high blood pressure. Adults who eat apples are 37 percent less likely to have hypertension, according to a recent food database analysis.
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These chips bear no relation to those you buy at the market. The intensity of their flavor is much deeper, and their texture is crispy rather than soft.
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This recipe will lighten up your burgers and add new flavor at the same time. First, use ground chicken instead of beef. Then, to boost the fiber and flavor, add grated apples, as well as fresh sage and thyme. Serve the burgers on whole-wheat buns spread with sweet honey mustard sauce.
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Apples and chicken may seem like an unusual combination, but they make a wonderful meal when grilled to perfection. The thyme marinade gives a boost of flavor and tenderizes the chicken nicely.
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The slightly tart flavor from this dish's lime juice and green apples is balanced by pieces of sweet apricot. The low-fat dressing is made with reduced-fat sour cream and mayonnaise. Don't be tempted to omit the fresh ginger. Its subtle flavor makes all the difference.
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