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Baked Apple and Chia Seed Breakfast


Baked Apple and Chia Seed Breakfast

Serves: 4

Category: Breakfast
Author: www.DrFuhrman.com
Tags: Kid-Friendly

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With this warm and inviting breakfast to look forward to, you won't mind getting out of bed. It’s so tasty it can even be served for dessert.

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Ingredients:

6 apples, cored, peeled, and chopped, divided
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3 regular or 1 1/2 Medjool dates, pitted
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/4 cup unsweetened soy, almond or hemp milk
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup old fashioned oats

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a high-powered blender, combine one cup of the chopped apples with cinnamon, walnuts, dates, chia seeds and non-dairy milk. Place remaining chopped apples in a baking dish and cover with blended mixture. Add raisins and mix well. Sprinkle oats on top. Bake for 15 minutes.

Calories 361; Protein 6 g; Carbohydrates 64 g; Sugars 42 g; Total Fat 12.5 g; Saturated Fat 1.3 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 9 mg; Fiber 8.9 g; Beta-Carotene 52 ug; Vitamin C 10 mg; Calcium 106 mg; Iron 4.1 mg; Folate 17 ug; Magnesium 64 mg; Potassium 525 mg; Zinc 1 mg; Selenium 3.7 ug

Comments (13):

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SueMelnyk

02/19/2015 11:09 AM

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OMG!!! This looks amazing...I can taste it already and I haven't even made it yet. Thanks for an alternate to my smoothies. Love to have something much warmer on these bitter 30 below zero days. Thanks so much !!

kat100

02/19/2015 11:14 AM

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This sounds fabulous and I have a bag of apples in the fridge.

GinnyW

02/19/2015 11:26 AM

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I wouldn't even peel the apples... it saves time, and there is fiber and nutrition in the peels!

LidiaFraser

02/19/2015 11:39 AM

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Sounds like a health version of "apple crisp." Would also make a good dessert. Haven't tried it yet, but it sounds really yummy!

CarolLynn

02/19/2015 08:19 PM

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I totally agree with SueMelnyk: This looks amazing. I can't wait to try this as a warm alternative for breakfast. My asthma won't let me eat that many bananas so I am always hunting for safer alternatives to change up my breakfast menus. I can almost smell it baking now.

inarticulate

02/24/2015 12:11 PM

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This is pretty yum. Leftovers were still good after two days in the fridge. Might be nicer to blend 1/4 c of the walnuts and sprinkle the rest on top so there's some crunchiness and variety of texture. I'd make this again, though it's hard to go a day without the Quick Banana Berry Breakfast To Go!

Elaine Garces

03/04/2015 02:16 PM

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These were nice - not out of this world, but ... nice. I enjoyed the sauce and the slight crunch from the oats. I added coconut flakes. If I were to make these again, I would chop the apples into smaller pieces and serve with ice cream as a dessert. Thank you!

Colleen Price

04/27/2015 12:04 AM

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This breakfast is the BEST!!!! The sauce is super sweet and delicious!

whoster69

08/26/2017 03:09 PM

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There was a lot of it but as four servings it fell short like a lot of the recipes here.  While this had a good flavor, it was little more than a bunch of apples with some seasoning.  I would add another grain to it to give it more depth.  The cinnamon was a bit strong too.

Fulfie

09/16/2018 11:46 AM

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I only had one apple, so tried with peaches. Made half the recipe and added 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg which I like with peaches. Reserved half the nuts (used pecans due to hubby's walnut allergy) to mix in with fruit per suggestion of another reviewer. Very nice flavor and texture. 4 stars from both. Hubby indicated could use more oats. Used a small (about 6x6) casserole dish for half the recipe. Ended up baking a bit longer than recipe said, and I will do that in the future to help soften fruit. 

jzsusie replies:

10/12/2018 09:48 PM

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Thanks

Lobo1

10/13/2018 10:39 AM

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15 minutes seems hardly enough time to cook the apples.....so I cooked mine for 45 minutes covered and 15 mins uncovered . Worked for me -

This comment was last edited on 10/13/2018 01:54 PM

JodyHedstrom replies:

10/15/2018 09:07 AM

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Just curious what size baking dish you used...Thanks!

 

Lobo1

10/26/2018 02:46 PM

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a deep glass dish roughly 9x9

Brs82675

09/07/2019 09:17 AM

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This dish is AMAZING!!!  So good! and that's coming from someone who until 5 days ago was totally addicted to sugar and the "American Way of Eating"!  I added an additional 1/2 cup of Almond milk because it was drier than I liked when it came out of the oven and I only used half of the raisins and substituted the chia seed with hemp seeds (I had hemp on hand).  5 Stars!  YUM!