Medical professionals have proclaimed the most popular fruit as also being the healthiest - the apple! It contains antioxidants which lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, controls bad cholesterol, acts as a prophylactic against brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
1 apple contains just 70 calories! To substitute some of your favorite high calorie desserts, take advantage of the ideas offered below and prepare some truly irresistible desserts and appetizers, that are just as delicious as they are healthy.
They are very easy to make. All you need to do is carve out an apple, fill it with proposed stuffing, place it in a buttered tray and bake at 356°F (180 °C) for about 20 min.
Dried apricots and hazelnut stuffing
Stuffing with walnuts and blue cheese
Break the walnuts into small pieces and bake them in a covered pan without oil. Mix them with the crumbled blue cheese and stuff the apple. Once the apple is baked, pour on a tbsp of sour cream and sprinkle with thyme leaves.
Stuffing with bacon, fresh cheese and almonds
Stuffing with coconut sprinkles and lime
Beat the egg with the sugar and several drops of the lime juice. Mix with the coconut sprinkles. Stuff the apple and bake. Upon serving, sprinkle with grated lime rind.