Total Time: 55mns
This is a great desert that won't spike your blood sugar. The nuts and seeds are full of great heart-healthy fats and they work to keep your blood sugar level in this desert.
2 Large Bramley apples
6-8 dates pitted, chopped
1 tablespoon Seville orange marmalade
2 teaspoons ground almonds, hazelnuts or sunflower seeds
4 tablespoons cloudy apple juice (fresh)
- Preheat oven to 220C/425F
- Wash and core the apples. Score the center of each apple all the way round (horizontally) to stop them splitting during cooking.
- Mix the the dates, marmalade, ground nuts/seeds, and stuff the apples with this mixture
- Place the apples in an oven-proof dish, pour the apple juice on top and bake for about 45mns until the apple is cooked through.
Source: The Optimum Nutrition Cookbook