Tuesday, June 12, 2012

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

A medium apple is a source of fiber and Vitamin C. 

California grown varieties are available from late summer to early winter. They may be fresher and cost less than varieties shipped from other regions.

Apples can be stored at room temperature for about a week, but they will last up to six weeks if refrigerated. Do not refrigerate apples in closed bags. 

Shopper's Tips:
Look for apples that are firm and do not have soft spots.
Avoid apples with broken or bruised skin.

Some Serving Ideas:
Dip apple slices into pent butter for a quick snack
Mix apple chunks and raisins with your morning oatmeal.

Taken from : www.cacahmpionsforchange.net

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