Nutrition and Fitness
Baked Apples and Ice Cream
Note: This recipe is suitable for a vegetarian (meat-free) diet. However, it may include ingredients such as dairy or other animal-based products that may not fit in with vegan or some other vegetarian diets.
Here's a sneaky way to increase kids' daily intake of fruit!
Prep time: 20 minutes
- 1 apple, cored
- 2 tbsp. raisins
- ½ c. light vanilla ice cream
- pinch of cinnamon
- Take a cored apple and cut it in half.
- Sprinkle raisins over the apple.
- Place on a baking sheet and bake it in the oven for 15 minutes at 350ºF (176ºC).
- Remove the sheet from the oven and put a pinch of cinnamon over each apple half.
- Place the ice cream over the apple halves.
Serving size: 1 apple with ½ cup ice cream
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
4 g protein
4 g fat
2 g sat. fat
50 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
20 mg cholesterol
52 mg sodium
99 mg calcium
1 mg iron
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.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N