7 Healthy Apple Desserts

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is and age old and very wise saying. Our ancestors knew the beneficial  health effects of the apple and today’s science is beginning to recognize them as well. According to some medical research, this often overlooked fruit is loaded with nutrients and antioxidants and can even help in the prevention of some types of cancers, such as colorectal or breast cancer. The apple is also a great regulator of the blood sugar and its fibers are good for the heart. Having learned all this, here are seven healthy apple dessert recipes for the whole family.

Apple Butter

Apple Butter

Recipe & photo credit to littlefiggy.com

4-3-2-1 Apple Pie Parfait

4-3-2-1 Apple Pie Parfait

Recipe & photo credit to michelleshealthybites.com

Apple Crisp Baked Apples

Apple Crisp Baked Apples

Recipe & photo credit to yumsugar.com

Apple Cupcakes with Vegan Buttercream Frosting

Apple Cupcakes (dairy free) with Vegan Buttercream Frosting+

Recipe & photo credit to  kimmysbakeshop.com

Gluten-Free Apple Cake with Cranberries

Apple Cake Recipe with Cranberries

Recipe & photo credit to glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com

An apple (cake) a day keeps the doctor away…


Recipe & photo credit to  swirlandscramble.blogspot.com

Apple Spice Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting


Recipe & photo credit to adventures-in-cooking.com