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It seems that there is more than just a grain of truth to the oft repeated expression “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. According to new research from the University of Massachusetts1, consuming apples or apple juice may protect against cell damage that contributes to age-related memory loss. This is great news for apple lovers everywhere. With so many varieties to choose from it is easy to treat your taste buds and enjoy a health boost at the same time.
Some of the benefits of regular apple consumption include:
So embrace your favourite apple classics like RED DELICIOUS, GRANNY SMITH, CAMEO AND CRIPPS PINK. Chef Nicole Young has developed four new recipes that will help you get your “apple a day” in an innovative way.
PICKLED APPLES - Never heard of a pickled apple? When you are using the brilliantly red and mildly sweet Red Delicious apples the combination is surprising. It is the perfect foil to a smooth and creamy cheese plate, or as a topper to a bright spinach salad with walnuts and caramelized pecans. High Resolution Photo
APPLE MULLIGATAWNY - An Indian specialty, our well-spiced mulligatawny is awash with flavours and colours – piquant curry paste, crunchy, tart Granny Smith apples, and smooth coconut milk. With the addition of shredded store-bought roast chicken, this complete family meal assembles in minutes. High Resolution Photo
|PORK APPLE MINI BURGERS - These bite-sized, moist and flavourful patties are packed with tender pork, delicate seasonings, freshly grated Cameo apple and sweet plum sauce. A winner on mini brioche buns topped with lettuce. High Resolution Photo|
|APPLE COOKIES WITH SPELT AND MILLET - Chewy, moist and well balanced, these fibre-rich cookies boast natural sweetness from grated Cripps Pink apple and dried cherries, and provide a source of whole grains. The perfect nut-free lunchbox stuffer, they are sweet and delicious to boot. High Resolution Photo.|
So if you’re looking for a healthy addition to your diet this springtime, look no further! Apples will always be the quintessential on-the-go snack, but remember to change up your culinary routine and give apples a chance to shine in many of your favourite cooked and baked dishes.
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Cheers to your apple adventure!
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