Organic Apples – September 14, 2014

Weekly Food Item: Organic Apples

Why it was selected: Apples are one of the fruits that has been around forever and is loaded with massive amounts of polyphenols. Polyphenols are antioxidants that slow down the degenerative process and have shown through studies to decrease risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. 
 An important note about apples is that they should be bought organic as they are a heavily sprayed crop with pesticides.

2 organic applesIMG_3989
1 tsp cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
2. Cut apple thin slices.
3. Place parchment paper on baking sheet and place apple slices
4. Sprinkle cinnamon on apples.
5. Bake for approximately 1 hour, then flip. Continue baking for 1-2 hours, flipping occasionally, until the apple slices are no longer moist. Store in airtight container.

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