Whats your favorite apple recipe?
I like to just eat them. Cooked apples aren't my thing unless they are in a pie. I do love apple pie. Yum!
I like raw apples especially this time of the year straight from the apple orchard. I am not a fan of apple pie. I do like applesauce and some apple crisps but not all.
Dont have one, I have serveral everything from candy to stews.
I do a newsletter for work every month and I just finished October's that will be sent out next week. The "wellness" portion of it was on apples!
Apples are in season from September through November. Find some interesting and nutritious facts about apples!
► Two pounds of apples make one 9-inch pie.
► 2,500 varieties of apples are grown in the United States.
► 7,500 varieties of apples are grown throughout the world.
► Apples are fat, sodium, and cholesterol free.
► A medium apple is about 80 calories.
► Apples are a great source of the fiber pectin. One apple has five grams of fiber.
► It takes about 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.
► Don't peel your apple. Two-thirds of the fiber and lots of antioxidants are found in the peel. Antioxidants help to reduce damage to cells, which can trigger some diseases.
► Apple trees take four to five years to produce their first fruit.
► Most apples are still picked by hand in the fall.
► The apple variety ‘Red Delicious' is the most widely grown in the United States with 62 million bushels harvested in 2005.
► Green apples are good for strong bones and teeth, aids in vision, and has anti-cancer properties.
► Yellow apples are good for heart and eyes, immune system, and reduce the risks of some cancers.
► Red apples are good for the heart, memory function, lower risk of some cancers and maintain urinary tract health.