Monday, March 18, 2013

Quick / Easy Snack Option


A freshly chilled, crisp apple is one of my favorite snacks! Sprinkle a little ground cinnamon on there and it's nearly heaven. :-) 


This is one of the simplest snacks to throw together and it's so healthy for you!

Apples are a great source of natural fiber. If you eat one 30 minutes before dinner you will eat less and leave the dinner table feeling satisfied without overeating. The reason for this is the fiber expands in your stomach so you don't need as much food. :)

Cinnamon is one of my favorite spices because it helps to regulate blood sugar which is why it's great paired with a sugary fruit like an apple!


All natural! Enjoy. :) 
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What's your favorite fruit? 

Have you ever tried apple slices w/ ground cinnamon? 

Do you like PB on your apples? :) 

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20 comments:

Emily and Jake said...

That looks so yummy and simple!

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Milex said...

delicious

Rhiannon Owen said...

Sounds yummy I'll have to give it a try! :)

Rhiannon xxx
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Tracy said...

My favorite fruit is either apples or bananas. Or maybe berries. I love lots of fruits. I've had cooked apples with cinnamon (microwave for like 2 minutes), but never raw. I do love that for 80 calories you get a great snack that fills you up!

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Sally said...

I love apples with ground cinnamon! I also eat a banana with fresh cinnamon on tope most mornings for breakfast.

Robyn said...

That looks so good, I like to have an apple almost every day, usually paired with greek yogurt, cheese or peanut butter. I've never thought to sprinkle cinnamon on a raw apple, usually I think of that for cooked apple dishes but that looks yummy!

Debra said...

I don't like raw apples. The peel is what I really don't like. But I would try this. :) Oh. Try Penzey's Vietnamese Cinnamon on them. It's wonderfully sweet. I use it to bake with. So yummy! Thanx for the info about apples. Good to know.

Debra@stylewisebydebra.com

Running Junkie said...

I love my apples with cinnamon and almond butter. SO delicious and sweet.

Val said...

This is such a wonderful idea.

Leslie said...

these look amazing! And such a simple snack too... definitely will have to do this soon!

Sara {Social Sara} said...

LOVE this idea! Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to try it!
Cheers,
Sara

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SH said...

Never tried it - but I have apples in the fridge and cinnamon in the cupboard...I think I feel a late night snack coming on :)


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Stylishlyme said...

Never tried this before but really want to. Will do it next time I have an apple. Thank you for sharing.

-V
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Beena.stephy said...

good post

April said...

I will have to try this sometime!! thanks for sharing!

Seeking Style said...

I'm obsessed with peanut butter on apples - well peanut butter in general haha

xo Jennifer

http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

Pigtails and Pearls said...

I love this. Always in need of tasty healthy snacks that are easy to make for the little ones. Great post!

XO!
Elvy
Pigtails and Pearls

Preshii the coily bombshell :) said...

My favorite fruit is grapes, pineapples, strawberries, grapefruit, and bananas! I love fruit!

Yes I have tried it before! With a little sugar as well and warm it up some in the microwave :)

PB & Almond butter go great with apples!!

Kristen @ Change of Pace said...

So simple and easy! Thanks for sharing it with me :)