6 Meals Made Healthier with Apple Sauce

April 4, 2018

For many, apple sauce is simply a quick and convenient snack option. While this is certainly true, it can also be used for so much more–as a topping on meat, as a sweetener in entrees or baked goods, and even as a sandwich spread.

The team here at Green Valley is always excited to help make your meals more nutritional and flavorful; so, we’ve put together a list of our favorite recipes that call for apple sauce:

Apple Glazed Veggie Stir Fry
Any doubts you may have about dinners made with apple sauce will vanish after trying this stir fry recipe. Yummy and jam-packed with fiber, this dish will certainly prove that apple sauce deserves a spot on the dinner table.

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats
Did you know apple sauce can be used to sweeten your morning oatmeal? Try it for yourself with these easy-to-make, overnight oats formed from layers of unsweetened apple sauce, creamy almond milk, and Greek yogurt.

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

Skinny Pork Chops & Apple Sauce
You can always count on apple sauce to elevate the flavor and nutritional value of pork chops. This tasty topping is a much better choice than cream-based options, as it’s lower in fat and higher in nutritional value.

Apple Cheesecake Smoothie
Sweetening a smoothie can be a struggle without the use of unhealthy sweeteners or sugary fruit juices. Fortunately, the Green Valley team has a secret ingredient to make this easier: apple sauce, of course! Go for this Green Valley favorite made with healthy ingredients including, unsweetened apple sauce, egg whites, Greek yogurt, rolled oats and more.

Apple Cheesecake Smoothie

Peanut Butter, Banana and Apple Sauce Sandwich
Peanut butter, bananas, and apple sauce? It’s likely you’ve never considered pairing these ingredients, but once you do, you’ll wish you tried it sooner. This sandwich makes an easy lunchbox addition for you or your little ones.

Chicken Chili with Apple Sauce

Chicken Chili with Apple Sauce
Apple sauce is an easy way to add sweetness to savory meals. Put it to the test with this healthy chicken chili recipe made with apple sauce, black beans, chicken, corn and other veggies. Bursting with extra flavor and healthy vitamins, you’ll wish you tried this in your chili sooner.

The Green Valley team is always looking for more ways to incorporate apple sauce into meal time. Have any ideas of your own? Share them with us our Facebook or Instagram page. And, make sure to be on the lookout for our Green Valley organic apple sauce varieties at a store near you!