How About Them Apples

Come fall, sweet, crunchy apples abound in markets everywhere. From smoothies to salads and sides and mains, try these clean takes on classic recipes featuring apples.
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Apple Cinnamon Smoothie

Crisp apples paired with spinach and spices make an energy-boosting smoothie that will keep you full and satisfied.

Apple Cinnamon Smoothie recipe

Apple Cinnamon Smoothie Recipe

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Watercress, Radicchio & Apple Salad with Mustard Seed Vinaigrette

This salad is bright, slightly sweet, pleasantly bitter and even a touch spicy – all in all, a great accompaniment to the rich flavors of roasted turkey.

Watercress, Radicchio & Apple Salad with Mustard Seed Vinaigrette

Watercress, radicchio & apple salad recipe

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Maple Sausage Potato Salad with Apples and Sage

Maple syrup vinaigrette and sausage provide a delicious twist on potato salad.

Sausage potato salad recipe

Sausage potato salad recipe

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Chicken and Red Apple Curry with Almond Couscous

A double dose of apple flavor – in the form of fresh fruit and juice – adds sweetness to this quick weeknight curry. For added color, stir in chopped cilantro to the couscous.

Chicken and Red Apple Curry with Almond Couscous Recipe

Chicken and Red Apple Curry with Almond Couscous Recipe

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Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops with Escarole & Apple Sauté

Toasting the whole spices and grinding them yourself is the key to this dish’s amazingly fragrant flavor. Choose a crisp, firm apple such as Braeburn or Fuji that will hold its shape when cooked with the slightly bitter greens.

Spiced pork chops recipe

Spiced pork chops recipe

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Roasted Apples & Brussels Sprouts with Shiitake Bacon

Brussels sprouts are often paired with smoky bacon, but here we’ve created an amazing bacon-like flavor using a sneaky seasoning mix and shiitake mushrooms. Served over roasted Brussels sprouts and apples, this makes a memorable dish at the holiday table.

Roasted Apples & Brussels Sprouts with Shiitake Bacon

Roasted Apples & Brussels Sprouts with Shiitake Bacon

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Roasted Chicken with Creamy Celeriac Apple Slaw

This Roasted Chicken with Creamy Celeriac Apple Slaw recipe only costs your family $10 to make and is delicious.

Roasted Chicken with Creamy Celeriac Apple Slaw

Roasted Chicken with Creamy Celeriac Apple Slaw

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Roasted Squash & Apple Ravioli

Treat guests to a restaurant-worthy pasta dinner without the butter usually found in this type of ravioli dish. We opt instead for flavorful leeks and broth (plus a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds!).

Roasted Squash & Apple Ravioli recipe

roasted squash & apple ravioli recipe

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Apple Cobbler With Golden Raisins and Nuts

Hazelnut milk and almond flour add sweet, rich, nutty flavor to this fall dessert. Try solo or topped with whipped coconut cream.

Apple cobbler with Golden Raisins and Nuts

Apple cobbler with Golden Raisins and Nuts

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Chocolate-Drizzled Apple Strings

Spirals of apple are drizzled with dark chocolate and sprinkled with an array of toppings - nuts, dried fruit, coconut and sea salt are our favorites. This dessert is best eaten right out of the freezer.

Chocolate-Drizzled Apple Strings

Chocolate-Drizzled Apple Strings

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Chewy Apple Pie Bars

Make your own snack bars to pop in your purse or gym bag with this 10-minute recipe that uses mostly pantry staples.

Chewy Apple Pie Bars

Chewy Apple Pie Bars

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To learn more about which apples to use in which recipe, peruse our comprehensive guide to apple varieties and discover which ones are the best for your stuffing, bread, pie or even chopped salad.