What To Do With All Of Those Apples?

It's Autumn and, if you are like me, you LOVE going to the apple orchard.  However, I usually find that I come home with too many apples!  Do you have lots of fresh apples sitting around?  Are you looking for things to do with them?  Well, you are in luck!

Check out some of these great APPLE RECIPES!

Apple, Walnut, and Endive Salad

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Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1/3 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons grainy mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 red apples, quartered, cored, and each quarter cut into 8 wedges
  • 3 ounces baby arugula, washed and dried (6 cups)
  • 1 Belgian endive, leaves separated, washed and dried
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled

Directions

  1. In a small skillet over medium heat, toast walnuts, stirring frequently until crisp and fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the mustard, honey, shallot, and
    vinegar until well combined. Whisk in the oil until thick; season with
    salt and pepper.
  3. Add apple and arugula; toss to coat. Arrange endive leaves on four
    serving plates, top with apple mixture and scatter mint, cheese, and
    walnuts over the top.


Fresh Muesli with Apples and Almonds

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Ingredients

Serves 2

  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned roasted oats
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat (1 percent) Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup low-fat (1 percent) milk
  • 1/2 diced apple
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place oats and almonds on a rimmed
    baking sheet. Bake until almonds are golden brown, 7 to 8 minutes; let
    cool to room temperature. In a small bowl, stir together U cup of
    toasted oat mixture, yogurt, and milk. Cover and refrigerate until oats
    are soft, 1 hour or up to overnight.
  2. Spoon muesli into two bowls. Top with apple and remaining toasted oat mixture; drizzle with honey.


Green Tea Apple Spice Drink

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Ingredients

Serves 4 to 6

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated cinnamon
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, seeded and coarsely chopped, plus slices for serving
  • 4 strips orange zest, from 1/2 an orange
  • 1/3 cup loose green tea

Directions

  1. Combine water, honey, nutmeg, cinnamon, apple, and orange zest in
    medium pot; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes.
  2. Cover, remove from heat, and let steep 15 minutes. Strain through a
    fine mesh sieve over the green tea leaves, pressing all the juices from
    the apple. Let steep for 1 minute. Strain out
    the tea, reheat if necessary, and serve.

These are just three of the many great apple recipes offered at WHOLELIVING.COM
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