Now that fall is here, there is nothing better than hot, steaming fruit and to make it even better, I love to add a generous dollop of ice cream. Wait. That’s not all – I don’t wait for dessert, I enjoy this fall fruit taste and texture sensation for breakfast! Now you can to – go ahead and try it. Here’s the recipe
2 large baking apples, seeded and sliced
1 large orange, peeled, seeded and sliced
1 large ripe pear, seeded and sliced
¼ cup water
¼ cup maple syrup
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
- In a large nonstick skillet combine the fruit, water, syrup, vanilla and cinnamon and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat. Cover. Simmer for 5 minutes until frut is tender. Serve hot with ice cream or frozen yogurt.
Makes 6 servings Serving size: 1 cup
By the way you can use any combination of fruit you like!
Rise and Shine Super Snack: Whole fruit high in fiber is a perfect start to your day.
Breakfast: Breads, cereals, waffles, fruits and more for lots of complex carbs, fresh fruits, whole grains, and dairy.
Morning Super Snack: Calcium rich yogurt, cheese and more helps gives you strong bones and that slender shape you want.
Lunch: Salads, sandwiches and more—and don’t forget the soups for added nutrients and to keep you feeling full.
Afternoon Super Snack: Protein power in lean meats and dairy to keep you feeling full and satisfied until dinner.
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Bedtime Super Snack: Your bedtime snacks can be sweet or savory but try to keep them around 100 calories
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