Apples are the quintessential fall fruit and who doesn't love a fresh apple bursting with juiciness and flavor? Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian, Kodi Watson, talks about selecting and storing apples for maximum freshness, recommendations for the best eating apples, most flavorful cooking apples and multi-purpose apples, and the role apples can play in a healthy lifestyle.
All you need:
1 firm apple
2 tbs peanut butter
2 tbs dark chocolate chips (at least 60% cocoa)
2 tbs coconut shreds
2 tbs crushed pecans
All you do:
- Cut apple into thin rings (easiest when using a Mandolin Slicer) and remove core.
- Spread peanut butter over one side of each ring.
- Top with chocolate chips, coconut and pecans.
Nutrition per serving: 191 calories, 15 g fat, 116 mg potassium, 42 mg sodium, 15 g carb, 3.5 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Source: Adapted from www.rachelschultz.com
Kodi represents Hy-Vee as a nutrition expert promoting healthy eating throughout the community. Kodi is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.