Apples contain dietary fiber, as well as a variety of phytochemicals, such as quercetin, being studied for its anti-inflammatory properties.

Baked Apple Chips

Makes 8 servings. Per Serving: 60 calories, 0 g total fat, 17 g carbohydrate, 0 g protein, 3g dietary fiber, 0 mg sodium.

Ingredients

  • 4 large apples any variety
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Slice apples horizontally into very thin rounds, using a sharp knife or mandolin (remove any seeds that do not fall out as you cut). Lay the slices in a single layer on parchment paper, and sprinkle lightly with the cinnamon sugar (combined). Bake at 250°F for 1 hour, flip slices, and bake for an additional hour (2 hours total). Chips will continue to crisp up as they cool.

Recipe Notes

Tip: Don't peel your apples! The peel contains a third or more of its cancer-fighting phytochemical compounds.

Source:
American Institute for Cancer Research – http://www.aicr.org/
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