Baked Apples and Grilled Sweet Potatoes

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Welcome readers! Hope everyone’s week is going well. Apples and sweet potatoes are always popular during the Fall season. Today I am providing you all with their health benefits and a delicious and healthy way to prepare them.

Sweet Potatoes:

 High in fiber

Vitamin D 

Relieves constipation

Aids in digestion

Contains anti-oxidants

Iron

 

Apples:

High in fiber

Provides enzymes

Lowers cholesterol 

Boosts immune system

Clears Skin

Healthy digestion

Here are some delicious recipes to try :

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

2 sweet potatoes 

honey or agave

orange juice

cinnamon

                    Slice sweet potatoes. Marinate in orange juice in a bowl.

Add cinnamon and honey or agave. Put on grill for 10 minutes or until tender.

Serve and enjoy

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Baked Apples

2 large Apples

2 tablespoons of butter

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/3 cup of water or apple juice 

2 tablespoons honey or agave

1/2 tablespoon brown sugar

Make sure to preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Cut the apples in half around the middle. Remove the core and seeds with a small spoon or knife.Place the apples in an ovenproof baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, agave, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spoon the mixture into the middle of  the apple halves. Pour water or apple juice into the baking dish.
Bake apples for 40 to 45 minutes, or until the apples are tender, basting them
 with the juices from the baking dish.
Serve warm with plain or vanilla yogurt and a drizzle of honey

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