Here’s a great article I found – The Benefits of Apples as Part of Your Health Care Regimen. Before you click over to read it, here is a great recipe Splendid Recipes and More prepared using green apples, though you can use your favorite color and variety.
Green Apple Cider Cups, for those cold nights next to a warm fire place. Here is what you will need.
Large apples, red or green and the number depends on how many cider cups you want
Juice of one lemon
Apple cider, homemade or store-bought
Cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, allspice or star anise for garnish
Use a spoon to carefully begin scooping out the center of your apple until you have a nice “cup”. A melon baller can work just as well. Take care not to cut through the bottom or sides of the apple when hollowing it out as the cider will leak out.
If the apples do not sit level, use the paring knife and just slice off 1/8 inch or less off the bottom.
When you have the inside of the apples hollowed out, brush some lemon juice over the inside of the apples, to prevent them from browning.
Fill with your favorite apple cider, garnish with a cinnamon stick and any other of your favorite spices, and serve.
The Benefits of Apples as Part of Your Health Care Regimen
We have always heard the expression, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away,” and that saying could have a lot of truth to it, and here is why.
Benefits of Apples
The high content of pectin and fiber found in apples promotes good digestion, helping to maintain low insulin and glucose levels within the blood stream. Apples help you feel full for longer and is thought to lower serum cholesterol.
Studies have shown apples can help prevent asthma in children before they reach five years of age. The fruit also protects the lungs of adults, lowering their risk of asthma, bronchitis or pneumonia. Click Here to Read More…298 words
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