Healthy Fall Apple Recipes

Use fall apples in healthy, delicious recipes from Food Network chefs.

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Homemade Yogurt with Apple Compote

Fragrant apple compote gets cozy with creamy homemade yogurt for a delicious fall treat.

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Ellie Krieger's Apple Muffins

Ellie Krieger's muffins have a double dose of apple: They're made with applesauce and chunks of tender apple.

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Beet and Apple Salad

Beets and apples come together in a refreshing salad loaded with walnuts and endive and tossed in a light vinaigrette.

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Pork Chops with Apples and Garlic Smashed Potatoes

For an effortless dinner party or weeknight meal, braise pork chops in cider and serve with tender red onion and sweet Granny Smith apples.

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Apple-and-Ham Salad

This light and refreshing salad gets a boost of flavor from thinly sliced apples, Black Forest ham and a creamy vinaigrette.

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Apple-Berry Brown Betty

For a healthy dessert that still satisfies your sweet tooth, bake apples and blackberries with a crumbled sugar-cone topping. This lighter dessert won't make you feel guilty about taking second helpings.

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Sauteed Cabbage and Apples

Apples and purple cabbage are sauteed until tender for a savory-sweet side to roasted meats.

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Ellie Krieger's Whole-Wheat Apple Pancakes

Ellie Krieger's whole-wheat buttermilk pancakes are studded with diced apples for a wholesome way to start the day.

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Apple-Honey Drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks take a bath in a glaze of sweet cider and salty soy sauce for a healthy dish that's bursting with flavor.

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Green Apple-Sourdough Pancakes

Nothing complements tart Granny Smith apples like a drizzle of maple syrup. Make the sourdough starter the night before, so you can griddle these pancakes in minutes the next morning.

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Ham, Swiss and Apple Wraps

Whip up this easy wrap in just minutes. Nix the mayonnaise for a creamy yogurt spread and add delicious, crisp apples to this wholesome whole-wheat wrap.

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes with Honey Apple Compote

Dress up Food Network Kitchen's fluffy oatmeal pancakes with this easy apple compote. It takes the place of syrup and is sweetened by unrefined natural sugars.

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Kale and Apple Salad

Matchstick-sized strips of apple are softened in a light lemon dressing, then tossed with antioxidant-rich kale, dates, almonds and cheese. A little pecorino goes a long way in giving this nutritious salad a satisfying depth of flavor.

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Salmon-Apple Burgers

Make your own relish by simmering sliced Golden Delicious apples in cider, vinegar and curry — then pile it on top of this salmon burger. The fresh fruit flavor keeps the fish light.

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Baked Apple with Crisp Topping

For an irresistible low-calorie dessert, spoon strawberry jam into halved apples, and top each with crisp oats and brown sugar before baking.

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Baked Apples with Oatmeal and Yogurt

Bobby Flay dresses up in-season apples with fall spices and light brown sugar. Top each with steel-cut oatmeal and low-fat Greek yogurt, then finish them off with an apple cider reduction.

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Homemade Applesauce

Embrace fall weather with Ina Garten's fragrant homemade applesauce. Cinnamon, allspice and freshly squeezed orange juice enhance the flavor while adding few extra calories.

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