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Cooking with Me: Guilt Free Dessert

Hey Loves!

The hubby and I are really working on a healthier lifestyle.  We are more conscious of what we put in our bodies.  Exercise is great but the key to a better,  healthier body is diet.  We shouldn't starve ourselves.  Instead, we should strive to eat a colorful diet of fruits,  vegetables, lean protein, and good fats.   This all sounds good, but it's hard.   It takes will power.

That's why I'm sharing this post. The Mr. & I love are are weak for cookies,  honey buns,  cup cakes,  chocolate candy,  cakes,  breakfast pastries... I could go on and on but I better stop before I start craving them. 

We are always searching forhealthy alternativesto the junk welove.  When we ended up with an overflow of apples, he suggested we bake them.  We did just that and it was a hit (even with the 1, 8, and 14 year old).

Here's how we made them:

Step 1: Wash
Wash your apples thoroughly.
Step 2: Cut
Cut and core your apples.   We used an apple cutter.
Step 3: Sprinkle
Sprinkle your seasoning of choice.   We used cinnamon with no added sugar.
Step 4: Close
Close your apple slices in a foil pouch.   It's nothing fancy.  We just tore off pieces of foil.  Place them in an oven safe dish to prevent juices from running in your oven.
Step 5: 350 for 35
Bake your apple slices at 350° for 35 minutes or to the desired tenderness.
Step 6: Eat
No explanation needed you know what to do.

I hope you enjoy this simple but delicious guilt free dessert!

Until next time, SMOOCHES!

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