Creamy Applesauce Dream…for the Holidays!

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We love this delicious bariatric friendly dessert when you are craving apple pie for the holidays! There are numerous health benefits to eating an apple a day and this is a fun, easy to make lighter dessert option! Enjoy!


3 pounds apples (9 or 10 medium apples), peeled, cored, and quartered
1/4 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/8 cup low-fat, sugar-free frozen yogurt – see below for nutrition tip.


*In a large saucepot, combine the apples, orange juice, vanilla, and cinnamon. *Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the apples are tender, stirring occasionally.
*Mash the apples with a potato ricer until smooth.
*Top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons yogurt, if using


Servings: 8, Serving size approximately ¾ cup
Calories 102.8
Protein 0.7 grams
Carbohydrates 25.7 grams
Fat 0.6 grams

Misti’s Nutrition Tip:
Replace frozen yogurt with ¼ cup 0% Greek yogurt for 25 calories and added protein or Arctic Zero vanilla maple ice cream for only 15 calories per ¼ cup!
Or use this creamy applesauce dreamy dessert as a delicious topping itself on your 0% high protein Greek yogurt and make it a higher protein and lower carbohydrate option!