Baked Apples and Ice Cream

Baked Apples and Ice Cream

Note: This recipe is suitable for those following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet.

Here's a sneaky way to increase your daily intake of fruit!

Prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

Utensils:

Directions:

  1. Take a cored apple and cut it in half.
  2. Sprinkle raisins over the apple.
  3. Place on a baking sheet and bake it in the oven for 15 minutes at 350ºF (176ºC).
  4. Remove the sheet from the oven and put a pinch of cinnamon over each apple half.
  5. Place the ice cream over the apple halves.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 apple with ½ cup ice cream

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
236 calories
4 g protein
4 g fat
2 g sat. fat
50 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
20 mg cholesterol
52 mg sodium
99 mg calcium
1 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Use a variety of dried fruit. Sprinkle chopped nuts over the ice cream.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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