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
- Take your medium and or large Fuji/Pink Lady apple, wash dry, and cut into slices — no core bits.
- Place apple slices in a parchment-lined baking dish and sprinkle the slices with half a teaspoon of cinnamon.
- Pour 1 tbsp of unsalted melted butter evenly over the apple slices.
- Bake on 400 for 8 to 10 minutes and depending on your oven.
- Flip over slices and sprinkle with the remaining half teaspoon of cinnamon and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes.
- 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!
- calories: 223
- carbohydrate: 32.7g
- cholesterol: 31mg
- fat: 12g
- fiber: 6.6g
- protein: 0.8g
- saturated fat: 7.3g
- sodium: 84mg
- sugar: 23.3g
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