Cool Summer Fruits And Vegetables That Boost Your Health

Cool Summer Fruits And Vegetables That Boost Your Health by Chef K.T. Murphy We all crave that time of year when we get to show off some skin and enjoy being outdoors in the warm, sunny weather. However, the best part about summer is that it brings us a plethora of fresh fruits and vegetables….

Caramel Apple Salad

1 container (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 small box instant butterscotch pudding 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple with juice 3 C. diced apples 1 C. chopped peanut topping 1 C. mini marshmallows Mix cool whip, pudding, pineapple with juice. Add apples, nuts and marshmallows. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Apple Sunshine with Yogurt

Ingredients: ¾ C. plain fat-free yogurt 1/3 C. nonfat dried milk powder 1 (4 serving) package, sugar-free orange, gelatin ¾ C. lite whipped topping 3 C. unpeeled, diced apples 3 Tablespoons chopped pecans ½ C. miniature marshmallows Directions: In a large bowl, combine yogurt and dry milk powder. Add dry gelatin and mix well. Fold…

Quick Apple Pie Shot

INGREDIENTS: 1 fluid ounce Vodka or Grain 1 fluid ounce apple cider 1 tablespoon whipped cream 1 pinch ground cinnamon DIRECTIONS: In a 2-ounce shot glass, combine vodka and apple cider. top with a dollop of whipped cream and a pinch of cinnamon. When making Apple Pie in Bulk>>>>> 1 Can of apple juice 3…

Apple, Pear and Cranberry Cobbler

INGREDIENTS: 1 (20 ounce) can apple pie filling 1 (16 ounce) can sliced pears, drained 1/3 cup dried cranberries 2/3 cup orange juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat buttermilk baking mix 2/3 cup 2% milk 2 tablespoons white sugar 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine 2 teaspoons sugar mixed…

Easy Apple Cider

INGREDIENTS: 1 (64 fluid ounce) bottle apple cider 3 cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon whole allspice 1 teaspoon whole cloves 1/3 cup brown sugar DIRECTIONS: In a slow cooker, combine apple cider and cinnamon sticks. Wrap allspice and cloves in a small piece of cheesecloth, and add to pot. Stir in brown sugar. Bring to a…

Hot Buttered Apple Cider

INGREDIENTS: 1 (16 ounce) bottle apple cider 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice DIRECTIONS: In slow cooker over low heat, cook apple cider with maple syrup for 20 minutes or until steaming hot. In a small bowl, combine butter, nutmeg and allspice. Mix well….

Apple-Cranberry Crisp

INGREDIENTS:2 pounds Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and thinly sliced3/4 cup cranberries1/4 cup white sugar3 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/3 cup quick-cooking oats1/3 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup packed light brown sugar1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces1/2 cup chopped pecans DIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.) Butter an 8 inch square…

Apple, Cranberry, and Pear Crisp

INGREDIENTS: 2 Rome Beauty apples – peeled, cored, and cubed 2 Comice pears – peeled, cored, and cubed 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons honey 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup quick cooking oats 1/4 cup ground walnuts 1/2 cup butter…

Cranberry Apple Pie II

INGREDIENTS: 6 apples 1 (16 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a pie plate with pastry. Peel,…

Apple Cranberry Streussel Pie

INGREDIENTS:Pastry for a single crust 9-inch pie1 cup Equal® Spoonful*1 tablespoon cornstarch1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen, thawed cranberries1 cup apple cider or unsweetened apple juice1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful**3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/4 teaspoon salt5 cups sliced, cored, peeled Granny Smith or other baking applesStreussel Topping:1/4 cup quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked3 tablespoons…

Apple Cranberry Pie

INGREDIENTS: 1 (15 ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts 1/2 cup No Calorie Sweetener, Granular 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 large Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced 1 cup cranberries, coarsely chopped DIRECTIONS: PREHEAT oven to 400 degrees F. UNFOLD 1 piecrust; press out fold lines. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch…

Old Virginia Wassail Cider

INGREDIENTS: 2 quarts apple cider 2 cups orange juice 1 (46 fluid ounce) can pineapple juice 2 (3 inch) cinnamon sticks 1 tablespoon whole cloves 1/2 cup honey DIRECTIONS: In a large stock pot over medium heat, combine the apple cider, orange juice, pineapple juice, cinnamon sticks, cloves and honey. Bring to a boil, then…

Apple Pie

INGREDIENTS: 1 gallon apple juice 1 gallon apple cider 3 cups white sugar 8 cinnamon sticks 1 (750 milliliter) bottle 190 proof grain alcohol DIRECTIONS: In a large pot, combine apple juice, apple cider, sugar and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat and let cool completely. When juice mixture is cool,…

Cranberry Apple Pie I

INGREDIENTS: 1 (9 inch) deep dish pie crust 6 apples – peeled, cored and chopped 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries, roughly chopped 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/3 cup quick-cooking tapioca 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup unsalted butter 1 egg,…

WHEAT APPLE CAKE

6 oz.  fine wheat meal 6 oz. white flour 4-1/2 butter 1 – egg 1-1/2 lbs. of apples 1 teaspoonful cinnamon 3 oz. castor sugar and a little cold water Rub the butter into the meal and flour, beat up the egg and add it, and as much cold water as is required to make…