Say It Loud, I Love Applesauce!

We’ve mentioned before that applesauce, unsweetened, of course, can be a good substitute for oil in lots of recipes, especially baking. But this wonder food is extremely versatile. It can answer a lot of your nutritional, weight loss, and taste needs.

Dish The Syrup

Like pancakes, waffles, and French Toast?  Pancake syrup is pure sugar, even the best quality stuff. And the artificial pancake syrup is made almost entirely out of chemicals. The sugar-free syrups can have a nasty aftertaste, especially noticeable if you use a heavy hand to pour the stuff.

But never fear, there is an answer. Applesauce! Unsweetened applesauce is just mashed apples. It’s simple. There are no chemical or artificial ingredients. And it really works well as a topping on pancakes and other things where you would usually use syrup.

Applesauce also makes a great snack or little dessert. You know how we like to have something a little sweet at the end of a meal? Well, that’s natural. We all do. Instead of reaching for the cookies or ice cream, try a small bowl of applesauce. Add a sprinkle of cinnamon, maybe even a little artificial sweetener. It will tackle that craving without making you feel over-full.

Yes, I love applesauce. It’s inexpensive and good for you. Try it.