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Thursday Food of the Day – September 24, 2015

Fall is in the air and apples are on the trees…so let’s use them!  If an apple a day seems improbable, perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at this fruit’s versatility. From sandwiches to salads and sweet to savory, apples can easily be incorporated into meals all day long.

Apple CrispRAW APPLE CRISP

By: Whole Foods Market®

A simple mixture of nuts, raisins and spices makes a delicious topping for Honeycrisp apples.

Ingredients

  • 4 Honeycrisp apples, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves
  • 3/4 cup hazelnuts
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Put apples in an 8-inch square baking dish or 2-quart casserole dish. Drizzle with orange juice, toss until the fruit is coated and smooth the top. In a food processor, combine pecans, hazelnuts, raisins, ginger and cinnamon and pulse just until chopped. Spoon the nut mixture over the apple mixture and serve.

Nutritional Info: Per Serving: 220 calories (130 from fat), 14g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 25g carbohydrates, (4g dietary fiber, .17g sugar), 3g protein.

Serves 8, dairy free, gluten free, low sodium, raw, vegan, vegetarian, wheat free

Note: We’ve provided special diet and nutritional information for educational purposes. But remember — we’re cooks, not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. And since product formulations change, check product labels for the most recent ingredient information.

For healthy eating tips, hundreds of recipes, cooking techniques, meal plans and more, visit Whole Foods Market’s Healthy Eating resources.

Original post at Spartan Race.

Don’t forget, eating right is only a part of great health and wellness!  Don’t forget to check out our Workout of the Day.  Also, get your proper vitamins and supplements here.

Are you looking for a little help with starting your weight loss?  Try out our 24 Day Challenge!

Have a great day!

Dave & Maryann

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