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Baked Apples

EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), EatingWell Serves Two

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The aroma of baked apples filled with dried fruit and toasted nuts will brighten up any cold winter's day.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Adding a bit of vanilla to the yogurt makes it sweeter. "
Baked Apples Recipe

Makes: 2 servings, 1 apple and 2 tablespoons yogurt each

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Ingredients

  • 2 apples,cored
  • 4 teaspoons dried fruit, chopped, such as cranberries, raisins or dates
  • 4 teaspoons toasted nuts, chopped, such as pecans, walnuts or almonds
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine fruit, nuts, honey and cinnamon; spoon into the apples. Place the apples in a small baking dish and pour apple cider around them. Cover with foil. Bake until tender, about 45 minutes. Serve topped with yogurt.

Nutrition

Per serving: 165 calories; 4 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 35 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 4 g fiber; 2 mg sodium; 215 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Fiber (16% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1 fat


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