Here are some fun apple facts:
You’ll enjoy seeing different apple varieties and experiencing what makes each one special: flavor, crispness, sweetness. Some apples are better for baking, some are better for juicing and some are better just sliced up and eaten fresh. And everyone has their favorite – mine is Pink Lady, my husband prefers Honeycrisp and my kids both love Granny Smith.
Now that you have more apples than you know what to do with, here are some ideas:
The next thing to do is get your kids into the kitchen to make your own homemade applesauce. This recipe is simple, delicious and certainly a celebration of the season!
So seize the day and take your family apple picking – make some memories and make some delicious apple recipes too.
Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE is a nationally recognized registered dietitian nutritionist with more than 20 years’ experience helping people enjoy their food with health in mind. Melissa is a certified diabetes educator, a former supermarket dietitian, and also a former national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). She was named Outstanding Dietitian of the Year in Illinois by AND and Outstanding Diabetes Educator of the Year in Chicago by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Melissa is a paid contributor to Sucralose.org. Melissa is the CEO of Sound Bites, Inc. based in Chicago, Illinois, and you can connect with her on Twitter (@MelissaJoyRD), Pinterest,Facebook, and check out her blog at SoundBitesRD.com.
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