Ever since I started my health journey a few years ago, I’ve made it a priority to focus on healthier eating. Not only has it helped me lose weight and feel better overall, it’s become something I enjoy—looking for new recipes that are both nourishing and delicious. Lately I’ve found myself returning to one of my favorite healthy meals: stovetop cinnamon apples.This simple recipe has all the cozy flavors of fall without any of the guilt. With just a handful of pantry staples, you can transform ordinary apples into a warm, comforting dish perfect for chilly nights. What I love most is that it comes together in under 30 minutes. Simply peel, chop and simmer the apples with warming spices until soft. The cinnamon and touch of honey elevate this from a basic sauté to something truly special.
Not only is stovetop cinnamon apples satisfying and light, it’s incredibly affordable too. By using pantry ingredients you likely already have. For those looking to cut back on spending without compromising on taste or nutrition, this budget-friendly recipe is a game-changer.
- 2lb apples
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger, peeled and grated (I substituted with turmeric 1:1)
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon raw honey
Peel the apples, remove the core, and cut the apples into small equal pieces. Put the apple pieces in a pot and add
Add all the other ingredients: Lemon juice, cinnamon, pepper, and ginger. Simmer for 2 minutes at high flame while gently mixing all the ingredients with a wooden spoon.
Cover it and reduce the flame to medium for 5 minutes to bring to a boil.
Uncover it, add honey, then gently mix again with the wooden spoon, cover it and simmer on low flame for 20 minutes. Cook until you get a soft texture. Add 5 minutes if necessary.
Serve warm and/or store.
With the colder months setting in, I find myself craving meals like this one the most. I hope you’ll give stovetop cinnamon apples a try—I have a feeling it’ll become a new favorite in your home as well. Let me know if you do, and enjoy!Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today and every other day. It truly means the world to us here on the farm. Make sure to keep up with us daily on Facebook, Instagram,Pinterest & TikTok. As always, Stay Cozy!
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