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Baked Apples and Ice Cream

Note: This recipe is suitable for those following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet.

Here's a sneaky way to increase your daily intake of fruit!

Prep time: 20 minutes

What you need:

  • 1 apple, cored
  • 2 tbsp. raisins
  • 1/2 c. light vanilla ice cream
  • pinch of cinnamon

Utensils:

  • apple corer (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • measuring spoons
  • measuring cup
  • oven (you'll need help from your adult assistant)

What to do:

  1. Take a cored apple and cut it in half.
  2. Sprinkle raisins over the apple.
  3. Place on a baking sheet and bake it in the oven for 15 minutes at 350°F (176°C).
  4. Remove the sheet from the oven and put a pinch of cinnamon over each apple half.
  5. Place the ice cream over the apple halves.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 236 calories
  • 4g protein
  • 4g fat
  • 2g sat. fat
  • 50g carbohydrate
  • 4g fiber
  • 20mg cholesterol
  • 52mg sodium
  • 99mg calcium
  • 1mg iron

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 apple with 1/2 cup ice cream

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Use a variety of dried fruit. Sprinkle chopped nuts over the ice cream.

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