Homemade Applesauce!

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!

Homemade Applesauce 

    • 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
  1. Combine apple pieces and water in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to maintain a simmer.
  3. Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until the apples are very soft and falling apart, about 30 minutes.
  4. Mash the apples to the desired consistency and stir in cinnamon.
  5. 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.

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