An Apple A Day – Homemade Applesauce – revisited

Rori’s story is amazing. She had a stroke a year ago and created a blogging event to commemorate the occasion – An Apple A Day. Did you know that eating apples can help prevent strokes? I didn’t. Even more of a reason to eat them! This applesauce will definitely help hubby get a serving of apples in every day!

I made cranberry applesauce for potato pancakes last year. Since then I’ve been making homemade applesauce almost every week. Hubby loves it. I make a big batch and it’s usually gone within a couple days. I’ve perfected the applesauce so that it’s not overly cranberry-ie.

Homemade applesauce – by ME!
8-10 apples (I use Golden Delicious)
1 can whole cranberries
apple cider (or other juice)
water
1 cup sugar
1 Tbsp cinnamon (optional)

Core and cube the apples. I leave the skin on, but you can peel them if you want. Put cubed apples into a very large pot. Add the cranberries. Fill the can once with fruit juice (I use apple cider) and pour over apples. Fill can with water one or two times and pour over apples.

Turn on heat to medium. Cover apples and allow to cook until apples are softened, stirring every couple of minutes.

Add the sugar and cinnamon and stir. Taste and add more sugar if desired. Turn off heat and allow applesauce to cool to room temperature.

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4 Responses to “Cilantro Turkey Burgers (3 WW pts) & Sauteed Mushrooms (2 WW pts)”

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    Dori — August 30, 2007 at 1:05 pm

    Yum! I lurve turkey burgers of all sorts. I’ll love you forever if you put the WW points in the recipes too!

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    DeborahSW — August 30, 2007 at 4:27 pm

    Sounds great! My hubby loves cilantro so I bet he’d love these. 🙂

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    Brittany — August 30, 2007 at 5:50 pm

    Those look really good!!! Your Cincinnati board misses you girl! 🙂

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    Jen — August 30, 2007 at 7:58 pm

    Added the WW points just for you Dori 🙂

    I miss the Nati, but Boston is great so it’s mixed emotions!

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