by Heidi Pashman
Make the most of apple season with these lip-smacking recipes!
Butternut squash and apple soup1. Butternut squash and apple soup: Two classic fall flavors come together to make the perfect creamy and comforting meal. The taste alone will have you wanting another bowl, but the nutritional benefits of butternut squash are a nice bonus. The hourglass-like gourd is low in fat and high in fiber and potassium, which is important for bone health. Plus, it's packed with powerhouse nutrients known as carotenoids, which help protect against heart disease and some cancers.
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Apple walnut salad2. Apple chicken salad: (Served with walnuts and blue cheese) With just the right amount of veggies, lean protein, and fat, this salad makes the perfect lunch to keep you satisfied until dinner. Lay down a base of endives for an extra nutritious crunch!
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Apple and rhubarb puree3. Apple and rhubarb puree with almond brittle: An unlikely pair, tart rhubarb and sweet apple come together surprisingly well in this delicious dish. You'll also get a hefty dose of fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants, and potassium, so you can enjoy every satisfying bite without guilt!
Looking for more healthy and delicious ways to take advantage of this fall fave? Check out these 10 apple recipes today!