Did you know October is National Apple Month? With the change of seasons and the bountiful colors of autumn, apples take on the beautiful red, yellow, and green hues like the leaves that paint views of the roads. An American staple, the apple is not only a handy snack, but a versatile fruit for sweet and savory dishes. Full of fiber, vitamin C, and pectin, I hope this crispy snack makes it into your pocket or lunch bag. With this easy apple snack recipe you can make in less than 5 minutes, you’ll have another practical and tasty way to make an apple a part of your day!
Ingredients (Serves 1, taster portion serves 2)
2 teaspoons unsalted peanut butter
1 teaspoon unsweetened apple sauce
1 small slice of bread or English muffin half (whole wheat preferred)
1/8 teaspoon or sprinkle of ground cinnamon
Few slices of Granny Smith apples for garnish (optional)
Mix the peanut butter and apple sauce together. Meanwhile, toast the bread. Once toasted, spread the apple butter on the toast and top with cinnamon. Garnish with a few slices of apple for extra crunch. This snack is a great alternative to peanut butter and jelly!
Also appropriate for lactose/dairy free, vegetarian, and vegan diets. Use gluten free bread or English muffins for gluten free diets.
Taster Portion (1/2 size)