Wednesday, November 11, 2009

***Recipe Alert: Low fat, low sugar Apple Pie***

INGREDIENTS 3 apples of your choice (I used Red Delicious for added sweetness), thinly sliced with peel on ¼ c. dark brown sugar 2TB. of lemon juice 1 tsp. of corn starch 6 sheets of phyllo dough

PREPARATION 1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. 2. In a bowl, combine the apples, brown sugar and corn starch. 3. Lightly spray a 6 inch pie bowl, add three sheets of phyllo dough on the bottom. Carefully align the apple slices in the pie bowl. Top with the remaining three sheets of phyllo dough, and spray with a canola spray. 4. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes to an hour, or until the crust has turned a light brown. Allow to cool and enjoy with a dollop of whip cream or vanilla ice cream.

A few facts about an Apple: One medium apple only has 95 calories, .4g of fat, 25g of carbs, and 4 grams of fiber Nature’s perfect portable snack!

Recipe from Kanwal's Healthy Corner, The Ajnabee:

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