Apples Baked with Walnuts and Jam

Project Description

Apples Baked with Walnuts and Jam

Baked Apples are my favorite! They flavor the house with a delightful aroma, are warming and cozy on winter, quick and easy to make for any occasion, Low Glycemic, a great source of energy, and … simply tasty!

Low GI recipes, Low Glycemic Index foods, Easy Healthy Desserts
Ingredients:

  • 4 Granny Smith apples
  • 4 tsp of Orange Marmalade (100% fruit, no sugar added)
    • (if you celebrate Rosh Hashanah, use 4 tsp of honey (once a year ONLY! )
  • 1/3 cup of walnuts
  • 1tbs fresh ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch of ground cloves
  • 1/2 dry red wine (optional)

Directions:

  • Core apples digging out the seeds and making the holes about one inch deep.
  • Using a fork puncture the apples in several spots around.
  • Place apples in a baking dish.
  • Fill each cavity with the Orange Marmalade, top with ginger and nutmeg.
  • Arrange walnuts in each hole, and then sprinkle with cinnamon and clove.
  • Splash with red wine if you choose to


Cooking option # 1:

  • Cover with a glass cover.
  • Cook in a microwave for 4 minutes. Open and check with a fork if the apples are soft. If not, cook for 3-4 more minutes.

Cooking Option # 2:

  • Cover with an aluminum foil.
  • Cook in preheated oven on 375*F for 30-35 minutes, or until apples are soft.

Weight Loss Help

  • The Glycemic Index of this dessert is LOW:
  • Cinnamon is a proven spice for enhancing metabolism and helps to reduce weight.
  • You can have a baked apple after a meal, as a dessert.
  • You can also make them ahead and keep in a refrigerator. Then heat 2-3 apples in a microwave for lunch, or if you want a snack. They will satisfy your appetite, and this Low Glycemic Index meal will help you in reducing weight.

 

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