October is National Apple Month! Did you know that apples are a part of the rose family and originated from Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia? Apples come in several varieties and can be cooked in so many ways. Now, let’s get apple picking:
Apples are delicious and nutritious! Antioxidants and vitamin C found in apples help fight against infections, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and improve brain health. They are also full of phytonutrients, which help regulate blood sugar and lower cholesterol. Additionally, this amazing fruit is rich in fiber, calcium, and potassium. To get the most fiber and antioxidants from apples, include it’s peel into your recipes.
Here are the many types of apples. Here is a list of the most popular varieties and their sweetness:
Cooking Tips & Recipes
Now that you have picked perfect apples, it's time to mix up a delicious recipe! These are some of our top apple cooking tips:
Here are our favorite apple recipes, happy Apple eating!