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Peach Salsa

Get ready for peach season! Here’s a perfect (and easy) summer appetizer or condiment.

Ingredients:
– 2 cups peaches (diced)
– 1/4 cup minced red onion
– 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno
– 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
– lime & salt to taste

Directions:
1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day. Serve with chips or use as a condiment for chicken or fish.
2. Enjoy!

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Peach Blueberry Crisp

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups sliced, peeled fresh peaches (4 to 5 peaches total)
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ cup chopped almonds
  • ¼ cup regular rolled oats
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flaked coconut
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup frozen light whipped topping
  • freshly grated nutmeg

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread peaches and blueberries evenly in a 2-quart square baking dish. Sprinkle the 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg over fruit.
  2. Combine almonds, oats, brown sugar, coconut, butter and cinnamon. Spread almond mixture on top of fruit.
  3. Bake for 35 minutes, covering with foil for the last 10 minutes to keep topping from getting too dark.
  4. Spoon crisp into serving dishes, add cool whip, freshly grated nutmeg and enjoy!

 

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Peach Pie Smoothie

Cool off with this yummy (and easy to make) peach smoothie!

Ingredients:
– 1 cup peaches
– 1 tablespoon honey
– 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– Pinch ground cinnamon
– Pinch ground ginger
– 1/2 cup nonfat or 1 percent lowfat milk
– 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt

Directions:
1. Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

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Strawberry Breakfast Tacos

Use Apple Holler’s fresh strawberries to make this delicious summer breakfast!

Ingredients:
-2 tablespoons butter
-6 flour tortillas
-1/3 cup cream cheese, softened
-1 tablespoon honey
-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
-1/3 cup vanilla yogurt
-1 3/4 cup fresh strawberries

Directions:
-In a large skillet, heat one teaspoon of butter over medium-low heat. Add one tortilla; cook each side until light golden, 1-2 minutes. Transfer to wire rack. Repeat with remaining butter and tortillas.
-Beat together cream cheese, honey and cinnamon; slowly mix in yogurt until blended. Spread tortillas with cream cheese mixture; top with strawberries.

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Strawberry Brownies

Celebrate strawberries with us by making this recipe at home!

Ingredients:
– 1 box brownie mix
– 1 1/2 cup halved strawberries
– 2 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
– 1 cup heavy cream

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line an 8″-x-8″ pan with parchment paper.
2. Prepare brownie batter according to package instructions. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out with only a few moist crumbs (about 20 minutes). Let cool completely in pan, then top with strawberries.
3. Make ganache: Place chocolate chips in a medium bowl and set aside. Heat heavy cream in a small saucepan over medium heat. When bubbles begin to break the surface around the edges, turn off heat.
4. Pour hot cream over the chocolate chips. Let side for 5 minutes, then whisk constantly until the sauce is smooth. Pour over the strawberry layer.
5. Refrigerate brownies until the ganache has set (about 15 minutes).
6. Slice into squares and enjoy!

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Oatmeal Overflow Apples

Ingredients:
– 4 apples
– 1 cup rolled oats
– 1/4 cup brown sugar
– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– 1/4 cup butter

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Core each apple making a large well in the center and arrange apples on a rimmed baking sheet.
3. Mix oats, brown sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl; cut in butter until evenly combined. Spoon 1/4 of the oat mixture into each apple.
4. Baked in the preheated oven until apples are tender and filling is bubbling (30 minutes).

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Apple Pie Granola Bars

Try out this healthy, yummy snack!

Ingredients:
-2 cups rolled oats
-1/2 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
-1/2 cup pecans, chopped
-1/3 cup dates
-1/4 cup coconut oil
-1 tsp vanilla
-1/3 cup honey
-1 tbsp cinnamon
-1/2 tsp nutmeg
-1 cup dried apples, chopped

Directions:
– Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the oats in a blender or food processor and pulse for 5-10 seconds.
– On a baking sheets, combine the oats, shredded coconut and pecans and toast in the oven for 10 minutes, stirring after 5 to ensure mixture does not burn.
– Place the dates in a food processor and blend until fully combined.
-In a sauce pan over medium heat, combine the coconut oil, honey and vanilla. As the liquid heats up, begin to stir the date paste until it becomes well combined.
-In a bowl, combine the toasted oat mixture, chopped apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and hot liquid from the stove. Stir until completely mixed.
-Firmly press the mixture into a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least two hours until bars become firm.

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Apple Banana Cupcakes

Enjoy two fruity favorites in one delicious dessert!

Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
2/3 cup shortening
1 1/4 cups white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 cup bananas, ripe and mashed
2 apples, peeled, cored and shredded

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease and flour 24 muffin cups, or use paper liners. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Side aside.
2. In large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and buttermilk. Beat in the flour mixture, mixing just until incorporated. Fold in the mashed bananas and shredded apples. Fill each muffin cup half full.
3. Baked in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool.

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Turtle Apple Pops

Enjoy this one-of-a-kind apple treat on a stick!

Ingredients:
2 apples, sliced into halves
1 1/2 cup chocolate chips
1 tbsp coconut oil
2/3 cup caramel
1/2 cup toasted pecans
Sea salt
4 popsicle sticks

Directions:
1. Line a medium baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Make a small incision in the bottom of the apple slices and stick in popsicle sticks.
3. Dip apple slices in chocolate and place on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with pecans and place in fridge for 10 minutes.
4. Drizzle with caramel and sprinkle with sea salt. Return to fridge to harden, this time for 5 minutes.
5. Enjoy!

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Baked Apple Pie Tacos

Ingredients:
5 flour tortillas
4 tbsp unsalted butter
3/4 cup sugar
3 tsp cinnamon
4 apples (peeled, chopped and cored)
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup caramel sauce
whipped cream

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Set aside 12-cup muffin pan.
2. Cut 4-5 circles from each tortilla using a circular cookie cutter until you have 25 total. Place the piece into a large mixing bowl and add 2 tbsp melted butter, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon. Toss until coated.
3. Flip the muffin tin upside down. Place the tortilla pieces in between muffin cups and bake 6 minutes.
4. Mix the chopped apples with lemon juice and remaining sugar and cinnamon. Saute in a frying pan over medium heat with the remaining butter until soft.
5. Remove tacos from oven and spoon apple mixture into them. Then top with caramel sauce and whipped cream.
6. Enjoy!

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