Tag Archives: Apples

Ginger Fruit Compote – A heavenly but simple dessert

You don’t even have to eat this compote to enjoy it – a wonderful aroma will permeate your kitchen while you prepare it.  The secret ingredient is the crystallized ginger. I had forgotten about all about this compote until a few weeks ago when a couple of clients told me that they had found the […]

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Apple Streusel Tart

‘Tis the season for apple pie. There’s no doubt that it’s a favourite dessert. But pie crusts can add a wallop of fat and calories. Instead of a regular pie crust, enjoy your apples with phyllo which can be  a convenient lower-fat alternative to regular pastry. Look for packages  of phyllo in the freezer section […]

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Top 5 reasons to eat apples

At this time of year, the crunch of a freshly-harvested apple is a real taste treat. But according to science, there’s much more than just palate pleasing aspects to consider. There appears to be true wisdom in the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Here’s a taste of some of the research […]

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Another speedy apple dessert: Sautéed Maple Apple Slices

From my book, The Enlightened Eater’s Whole Foods Guide, here’s a quick sauté with the taste of apple pie minus all the work and the fat.  Serve over vanilla frozen yogurt or Greek yogurt. l Sautéed Maple Apple Slices Makes 4 servings 3  Golden Delicious apples 2 tsp  (10  mL)  fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp  […]

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A delish breakfast offering: Apple Cheese Quesadilla

Here’s a speedy recipe from my book, The Enlightened Eater’s Whole Foods Guide, to help you make 2013 your year of eating breakfast.  It doesn’t taste like typical breakfast food, is portable and is a snap to make. Double, triple or quadruple this recipe. Everyone will want a bite. XXX XXX xxx Apple Cheese Quesadilla […]

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How to lighten up on Rosh Hashanah plus a savoury apple recipe for autumn

There’s no doubt about: the Jewish holiday table at Rosh Hashanah is definitely a feast (true it’s followed by a fast 10 days later). But doesn’t have to leave you or your guests feeling stuffed like a turkey. While for some people, it’s just a couple of meals but for others who observe Sukkoth, it […]

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