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Happy Halloween! Halloween History and Halloween recipe from my book

October 31, 2012
Halloween History

Halloween History by the Teaching Company

Halloween is here and besides of this fascinating history lesson i wanted to share a delicious recipe from my book

Baked apples

baked apples


Spice Baked Apple Stuffed with Prunes, Walnuts and Blueberries- Recipe for your Super Body, Super Brain

2 medium apples, whole, cored, with skin left, serves 2

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 prunes, chopped

3 Almonds

2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

1/4 cup water

1/3 blueberries

Nutrition Facts: Per Serving: 140 calories; 5g fat (0.5g saturated fat); 0mg cholesterol;

0mg sodium; 26g carbohydrates; 5g fiber; 18g sugar; 2g protein.


Why is this recipe a SUPER BODY, SUPER BRAIN RECIPE?

– Apples: Eating an apple a day protects the brain from oxidative damage that causes neurodegenerative diseases such Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. This magical nutrient that acts as protection is quercetin, which is a phytonutrient.

-Berries including blueberries, strawberries or blackberries: Studies show that people who eat strawberries improve their memory and their motor skills. In addition, their critical antioxidant properties can protect your brain from the oxidative process

-Walnuts: Walnuts are rich in protein and contain omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins E and B6, which all promote healthy neural tissue.

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Preheat oven to 300 degrees farenheit. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Sprinkle all over and inside the cored apple. Add the blueberries and stuff the prune and walnut mixture into the center of the cored apple.

Place the stuffed apples in a baking dish, Pour 1/4 cup of water on the bottom of the baking dish and cover with aluminum  foil. bake, covered for 25 minutes or until the apples are soft to see the preparation of this recipe and 20 more delicious recipes click here

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