SkinnyMs. Slow Cooker Skinny Applesauce is a fantastic snack for kids and adults alike. Use it to top some yogurt or sweeten your morning oatmeal with it. It’s versatile and always delicious! This SkinnyMs. recipe has no added sugar and is only 82 calories per serving with one gram of fat! Now that is a sweet treat that will help keep your waistline slim. If you want to really spotlight the sweetness of the apples, put a few strips of lemon peel into the slow cooker. This enhances the yummy taste. Use the applesauce as a side dish with pork chops and your tummy will be very happy. If you want to save your applesauce, it will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week. You can also can it for a longer shelf life.
Applesauce is usually a healthy option, but when you buy pre-made applesauce, it is sometimes packed with added sugar and chemicals. You might think you are eating healthy, but you are actually indulging more than if you were eating some desserts! Instead of buying pre-made applesauce, whip up a batch of our slow cooker version that leaves out all those added, unnecessary ingredients.
Slow cooker recipes are quick and convenient. When you are tempted to buy pre-made, consider a slow cooker version of your favorite foods. You do not need to spend hours in the kitchen prepping or cooking, but you still get a healthier, homemade version of the standards. Healthy slow cooker foods are great for entertaining or for feeding your family fast. You can prepare the foods early in the day and have a dish all ready by dinner time.
Applesauce pairs well with many meals. Give one of these entrees a shot:
Minimum Slow Cooker Size: 5 quarts
Yields: 12 Servings | Serving Size: 1/12 of the recipe | Calories: 91 | Total Fat: 1 gm | Saturated Fats: 0 gm | Trans Fats: 0 gm | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 2 mg | Carbohydrates: 23 gm | Dietary Fiber: 1 gm | Sugars: 19 gm | Protein: 0 gm | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5 |
- 12 Sweet Apples (good choices are gala, honey crisp, pink lady or red delicious
- 2 teaspoons water
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- pinch of nutmeg
- Wash apples, peel, core and slice into quarter chunks.
- Place apples and water in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until desired consistency. Recommend 4-6 quart slow cooker.
- Add cinnamon and nutmeg just before removing from the slow cooker.
- Allow to cool completely.
- Store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
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