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Easy Apple Eating Tips
Easy Apple Eating Tips

Apples are the most versatile food on the planet, so eating more of them is easy. Here are some easy apple eating ideas from NYAA Consulting Dietitian Linda Quinn, MS, RD, CDN. Most of them don’t even require cooking!

  1. Add diced apples to cold or hot cereal.
  2. Diced apples go great in yogurt. Add cinnamon and nuts to add flavor and fun.
  3. Try apple slices to your favorite French toast. Sprinkle on some cinnamon.
  4. Diced apples and cinnamon make the perfect sweet treat for a simple dessert.
  5. Apples and peanut butter or almond butter make the perfect after-school snack.
  6. Add sliced apples to a sandwich. Try them with cheese, tuna fish and chicken. Apple slices are great on a pulled pork sandwich too!
  7. No one can resist old-fashioned apple pie with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.
  8. When the weather gets cold , nothing warms you up like hot cider with an apple slice garnish.
  9. Try our easy Appletini. Simply pour apple sauce into a martini glass and garnish with an apple slice. All the fun, with none of the guilt!
  10. Roasted apples are easy and delicious and go well with every entree. Simply coat thick slices with olive oil, and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Oven roast at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-15 minutes.
  11. Try our simple baked apple with walnuts and cinnamon (see recipe).
  12. Kids love to dip sliced apples in caramel. It’s easy and sweet.
  13. Try grilling apples as you would other vegetables and fruits. It adds a sweet taste to your favorite barbecue.
  14. When serving cheese and crackers, don’t forget the apple slices! Check out our YouTube video on apple and cheese pairings.
  15. Whether you put one in your purse, backpack or brief case, apples are the perfect on the go snack.
  16. Sliced or diced apples go great in any salad. They add a great sweet taste, and pair well with cheeses and meats.
  17. Add pop to your coleslaw by adding shredded apples.
  18. Try making your own homemade applesauce. Leave the skins on for added fiber and fun color.
  19. Try any or all of our recipes, and enjoy apples in whatever you eat!  

4 Simple Ways to Add Apples to Your Diet


It’s easy to eat more healthy, flavorful apples. Watch as NYAA Consulting Dietitian Linda Quinn show you how.