Roasted Apple

I’m craving toasty comfort food and snacks. I’m also doing my best to eat whole, healthy foods and stick to my budget. I'm human and I crave a bit of sweetness every now and then. Low in calories, high in fiber, loaded with crunch and flavor, apples are one of my favorite comfort foods. Personally, I tend to gravitate towards Fuji and Pink Lady apples.

One of my favorite treats (that tastes decadent but isn’t), and that I make when I’m craving a little sweet comfort, is roasted apples.

Makes 1 serving
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15-20 minutes

Ingredients for roasted apple

  • 1 Large Fuji or Pink Lady apple
  • 2 half tsp of cinnamon, divided
  • 1 tbsp of melted butter, unsalted
  • A slight dusting of nutmeg

Directions for roasted apple

  1. Take your medium and or large Fuji/Pink Lady apple, wash dry, and cut into slices — no core bits.
  2. Place apple slices in a parchment-lined baking dish and sprinkle the slices with half a teaspoon of cinnamon.
  3. Pour 1 tbsp of unsalted melted butter evenly over the apple slices.
  4. Bake on 400 for 8 to 10 minutes and depending on your oven.
  5. Flip over slices and sprinkle with the remaining half teaspoon of cinnamon and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Grab a spoon, scope into a bowl, and enjoy! Note: Roasted apples are delicious over yogurt, cottage cheese, or topped with a teaspoon of walnuts!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 223
  • carbohydrate: 32.7g
  • cholesterol: 31mg
  • fat: 12g
  • fiber: 6.6g
  • protein: 0.8g
  • saturated fat: 7.3g
  • sodium: 84mg
  • sugar: 23.3g

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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