July 13, 2023

Ways to Spice up your Diet with Apples

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Apples have many health benefits and are a great addition to your meals. They are tasty and can help reduce symptoms of perimenopause. Four ways to spice up your diet with apples are:

4 Ways to Spice Up Your Diet With Apples

1. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

You can start your day by having a warm bowl of apple cinnamon oatmeal. Both apples and oatmeals are a great source of fiber. These two ingredients can help control blood sugar levels. All you need are oats and apples with your preferred type of milk or water. You can cook these either in the microwave or on the stovetop until they are soft. In addition, you can spice it up even more by adding nuts or other types of fruits. 

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2. Apple Salad

For a filling and healthy lunch, you can devour some delicious salad. You can have a colorful salad mixed with fresh greens, nuts, and apples. Eating a salad with nuts, and apples includes a blend of antioxidants, fats, and fiber. Apples provide a crunchy texture with a sweet juicy taste. 

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3. Apple Cinnamon Smoothie

Feeling thirsty? Blend up an apple cinnamon smoothie that is packed with many nutrients. To start, add any type of apple you like, a teaspoon of cinnamon, your preferred type of milk, and other preferred fruits. Bananas and strawberries are two fruits that blend great with apples. In addition, you can add a tablespoon of peanut butter. 

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4. Baked Apple with Greek Yogurt

After a long day, you need a snack. Create a healthy snack by making stuffed apples. Core the apple and load it with your favorite toppings. Some popular toppings to add are chopped almonds, dried fruit, honey, and cinnamon. Stuff these ingredients into your apples. Place the stuffed apple in a baking sheet and bake. After its baked, add a refreshing scoop of Greek yogurt. This dish is also a great source of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. 

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Here are four creative ways to add apples to your diet. Apples have benefits that can help during perimenopause. While these are great ways to add to your healthy diet, make sure you talk to your doctor for guidance on your health. 

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Written by Karen Manalac

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