Yums and Apples! :-)

 

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It is actually yams and apples (or sweet potatoes).  This is a holiday favorite, but I eat it whenever the desire hits.  It is nutritious and tastes great!

Scrub as many yams or sweet potatoes as you think will fill your baking dish 2/3 full.  Pierce and bake in the oven at 375 for 45-1 hour, just till they are cooked but still firm, not mushy.

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Cut in bite-size pieces and place in a casserole dish.

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Cut as many apples as will fill the rest of the dish.  I used a combination of organic Pippins from my organic farmer food source and organic Fugi apples from Costco.

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Top with cinnamon and any combination of sweetener you like.  This batch has some powdered date sugar and maple syrup.  You can top with a few pats of vegan butter, but if you want to leave out the extra calories from fat, the recipe is not hurt by it.

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Bake covered in the oven for 45 – 1 hour at 350 till apples are tender and flavors blended.  It is healthy comfort food!

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12 Responses to Yums and Apples! :-)

  1. susanpoozan says:

    The dishes look so tasty in your pictures, I can almost smell the food.

  2. dorannrule says:

    Looks and sounds delicious! I need some comfort food about now. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  3. The Birding Bunch says:

    This looks good. I wish I can convince my second son that sweet potatoes are good. He is required to have a little, but oh, the grumps! Maybe including apples will change his opinion.

  4. The Birding Bunch says:

    Oh, have you tried a crock pot for cooking the sweet potatoes? I’ve done that to soften, then put in the oven to bake after including the other stuff.

  5. Oh my gosh I am so glad to see this! I am on the look out for healthy sweet snacks!

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