The weather is changing which means mornings may be cold and gloomy, but what could be a better way to start your day then a warm homemade apple sauce? With simple whole ingredients, you can make a delicious apple sauce from scratch. This recipe could be an easy addition to your KES Club for cold fall mornings!
- 6 McIntosh or other tart apples, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
- 2 Golden Delicious or other sweet apples, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
- ¼ cup water
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Combine apple pieces and water in a large saucepan.
- Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to maintain a simmer.
- Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until the apples are very soft and falling apart, about 30 minutes.
- Mash the apples to the desired consistency and stir in cinnamon.
- Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 6 months.
Recipe adapted from: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/249946/maple-cinnamon-applesauce/
Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL.