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Healthy Snacks the Whole Family Will Love

Getting kids to eat their veggies can be a challenge but it isn’t always just the kids who don’t eat enough vegetables. Sometimes, men can be picky about which vegetables they will eat and which they won’t. Finding something both the kids and men in the family like is sometimes difficult. It can be […]

Apple Crisp Twist

Dessert is a taboo word for most people. As more people struggle with their weight or try to find a way to cut down on the junk food they eat, dessert seems important to avoid. But there are times after a meal where the sweet tooth takes control and you want to satisfy it. […]

Upside-down Caramelized Apple Tart

For the Caramel
4 T (60g) unsalted butter
2 cups (400g) sugar

For the Tart
5 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and thickly sliced (if desired do not peel)
8 oz. (225g) Short Pastry, chilled (good quality ready-made is fine)

To make the caramel – Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat, add the sugar […]

Apple Folklore

Folklore surrounding apples comes from many different countries and time periods. The legends are often strange to us today but meant something to people in the past. For instance, the apple has symbolized beauty, purity and sin. If you did certain things with an apple it could tell you the name of your future […]

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Three Ways a Spiral Apple Peeler Makes Eating Healthy Fun

Moms and dads have a hard time encouraging the kids to eat healthy foods. Do you think a spiral apple peeler would make a difference in how happy the family would be with something besides chocolate and crunchy chips? In families across the country, the answer is “Yes!” because the tool is safe and […]

Get Perfect Apple Slices with Your Spiral Slicer

Baking a delicious apple pie for dessert doesn’t have to be a chore. Are you postponing peeling and slicing the scrumptious apples you bought at the store yesterday? Turn that tedious job into a breeze with a spiral slicer for fruits, such as the one designed by Loopy Apple. This handy gadget is perfect […]

Encourage Healthy Snacking with Baked Apple Slices

Apples come in a variety of colors, density, and size. If your kids have a difficult time eating raw apple slices, try baking a flavorful batch of sliced Rome Beauties or Golden Delicious apples.

After they cool, divide the bounty into plastic zip bags.

Close the bags and refrigerate or freeze until it’s time to enjoy […]

More Yummy Recipes Using Apples

Lunch Box Surprise

Carefully slice the tops off your favorite type of apple, core them but leave enough in the bottom to hold the filling. Keep the slices. Brush the slices and the exposed flesh of the apples with a little lemon juice.
Mix peanut butter or cream cheese with raisins and/or your favorite nuts […]

Two Yummy Apple Recipes

Giggling Apples
1 box instant Jello, any flavor

1 cup boiling water

1/2 cup cold water

4-6 apples, depending on size

Put Jello powder in a bowl and pour the boiling water over it, stir until dissolved.
Pour in the cold water and stir, set aside.
Core all of the apples but leave enough of the bottom of each apple […]

The Man They Called Johnny Appleseed

In America, most school children know the legend of the folk hero called ‘Johnny Appleseed’, who wandered all over the Midwestern states planting apple seeds. But, I bet you don’t know the real story.

Johnny Appleseed was actually John Chapman who was born in 1774 in Massachusetts. Even as a young man, he dreamed of […]