Recipe of the Week: Baked Apples

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Nothing says fall quite like the best apples of the season. These baked treats make a fantastic breakfast, hearty snack, or even better dessert. To top it off, your kitchen will smell heavenly in minutes.

By: Adam Kelinson, The Athlete’s Plate

Serves: 1

INGREDIENTS

- 1 large apple (Gala, Empire, or Granny Smith all work well), cut in half and coredBaked Apples

- 1 teaspoon almond, coconut, or sesame oil

- 1 teaspoon raw apple cider vinegar

- 1 tablespoon maple syrup, raw honey, or agave nectar

- ¼ cup crushed raw walnut, almond, or cashews

- 2 tablespoons hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, or pumpkin seeds

- 1 tablespoon grated raw cheese or fresh, raw goat cheese

- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves

- Sea salt

PREPARATION

- Rub the apple halves with oil and place flesh side down on small sheet pan in a 200-degree oven (a toaster oven works great here). Bake for 15-20 minutes, until warmed almost all the way through.

- While apple is baking, toss the rest if the ingredients together in a small bowl and mix thoroughly. Once apple is done, top warm apple with mixture.

 

1 response to “Recipe of the Week: Baked Apples”

  1. Rosa Michelle Says:
    My grand ma used to bake them in a slightly different way, but I think I will try this one too some day!

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