Do you think creative apple recipes are easy to find? I don’t think so. Finding healthy ones is even more difficult. Here are tested and proven apple recipes which may help you prepare delicious diet meals.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Yield: 4 servings
2 cups of cabbage, 1 grated carrot, 1 chopped green pepper, 1 chopped apple, 5 tablespoons of light yoghurt, 1 tablespoon of light mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon dill weed.
Take washed cabbage. Cut it into slim shreds until you have 2 cups of cabbage. Peel the carrot and grate it. Chop a green pepper into small pieces. Remove the core and chop the apple. Put the cabbage, carrot, green pepper and apple in a large mixing bowl and stir them. Put the yoghurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice and dill weed in a small bowl and stir them to make the sauce. Pour the sauce over the salad. Toss to mix.
Apple Tuna Sandwiches
Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Yield: 3 servings
1 can (6.5 ounces) drained tuna, 1 apple, 1/4 cup of yoghurt, low fat vanilla, 1 teaspoon mustard, 1 teaspoon honey, 6 slices of whole wheat bread, 3 lettuce leaves.
Peel the washed apple. Chop it into small pieces. Put the tuna, apple, yoghurt, mustard and honey in a medium bowl and stir well. Spread 1/2 cup of the tuna mix onto each 3 slices of bread. Top each sandwich with a washed lettuce leaf and a slice of bread.
Apple Slice Pancakes
Serving Size: 2 pancakes
Yield: 6 servings
1 Granny Smith apple, 1 1/4 cup any type pancake mix, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 egg, 2 teaspoons canola oil, 1 cup light milk.
Lightly coat a skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Peel, remove the core and thinly slice apple into rings. Combine ingredients for pancake batter in a large mixing bowl. Stir until ingredients are evenly moist. For each pancake, place one apple ring on griddle and pour about 1/4 cup batter over apple ring, starting in the center and covering the apple. Cook until bubbles appear. Turn and cook other side until lightly brown.
Fat-Free Apple Crumb Dessert
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Yield: 4 servings
4 baking apples, 1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal, quick-cooking 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1/3 cup apple juice, nonstick cooking spray.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray the bottom and sides of a 9″ square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Peel the washed apples and cut them into thin slices. Spread the apple slices evenly over the bottom of the baking dish. In a small bowl mix the oatmeal, brown sugar and cinnamon. Spread the oatmeal mix evenly over the apples in the baking dish. Lightly pour the apple juice over the oatmeal mixture.