Apples have gone from being the forbidden fruit to being the forgotten fruit. Berries, kiwi and pomegranate are sexier. No one puts antioxidants and apples together in the same sentence. Unlike gogi berries, you can find them anywhere. But, don’t let their availability cause you to overlook them. Lest we forget about the benefits from this tried and true, loyal fruit, here are some fun, practical and healthy reasons to stock up on some Galas and Macintoshes.
- Apples last a really long time. How many berries and peaches have you had to toss because the went bad before they were eaten? Apples add a beautiful splash of color to your kitchen, and they are survivors.
So, when you take your kids apple picking next weekend, let them load up. Bring home more than you can carry and share your harvest with friends and neighbors. And, of course, you’ll have to make at least one apple pie. Hopefully after reading this, you’ll feel less guilty about an ice cream topped indulgence.