Baked Apple Chips

Want a satisfying, crunchy snack? Try these apple chips! They’re easy to make and don’t have any added sugar or preservatives. Your kids will love them too!

Baked Apple Chips Recipe

Baked Apple Chips

Total Time:  2 hrs. 25 min.
Prep Time:  10 min.
Cooking Time:  2 hrs. 15 min.
Yield: 4 servings

2 medium red apples, cored, sliced very thin
1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 275° F.
2. Place apples in a medium bowl. Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon; toss to blend.
3. Place apples on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes, turn, bake for an additional 45 minutes, turn, bake for 30 to 45 minutes, or until apples have dried and are starting to get crisp.

Note: Apples can be peeled if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving):
Calories: 49
Total Fat: 0 g
Total Carbohydrates: 13 g (Fiber: 2 g; Sugars: 9 g)
Protein: 0 g

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Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho

Watermelon is a unique twist that makes this chilled gazpacho soup even more flavorful and refreshing. This tasty recipe requires no cooking. Just put everything into a blender and push the button!

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho Recipe

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho

Total Time: 15 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 4 servings, about ¾ cup each

1 medium tomato, chopped
4 cups cubed watermelon
½ medium cucumber, chopped
1 medium shallot, chopped
1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
2 Tbsp. chopped Italian parsley (reserve a small amount for garnish)
½ tsp. sea salt
Thinly sliced carrots (for garnish; optional)
Thinly sliced radishes (for garnish; optional)

1. Place tomato, watermelon, cucumber, and shallot in blender; cover. Pulse until chunky.
2. Add vinegar, oil, basil, parsley, and salt; pulse until chunky.
3. Remove ⅓ of tomato mixture; place in medium serving bowl.
4. Blend remaining tomato mixture until smooth. Add to serving bowl; mix well.
5. Divide into 4 serving bowls. Garnish with carrots, radishes, and parsley if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per Serving):
Calories: 90
Fat: 4 g
Carbohydrates: 14 g (Fiber: 1 g; Sugars: 11 g)
Protein: 2 g

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Baked Tortilla Chips

How many times have you reached mindlessly into a bag of mediocre tortilla chips, shoveling one after another into your mouth? Those fried crisps are loaded with fat, calories, and sodium that adds up fast! Why do that, when it’s quick and easy to make your own healthy chips with actual corn tortillas? These baked corn tortilla chips taste fresh and have a satisfying crunch you’ll love, without the guilt. Dress them up with a squeeze of fresh lime, serve with salsa & guacamole or this healthier seven layer dip.

Baked Tortilla Chips

baked tortilla chips

Total Time: 20 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: 15 min.
Yield: 10 servings (1.5 tortillas or approx. 9 chips, depending on how they’re sliced)


15 corn tortillas, cut into wedges
Nonstick cooking spray
1 tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)


1. Heat oven to 375° F.
2. Lightly coat both sides of tortillas with spray. Arrange in a single layer on two baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.
3. Sprinkle with salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories: 78
Total Fat: 1 g
Total Carbohydrate: 16 g (Fiber: 2 g; Sugars: 0 g)
Protein: 2 g

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Detox Kale Salad

Hit the ground running this month with this kale salad recipe packed with broccoli, cauliflower, and other nutrient-rich foods.


Detox Kale Salad

Total Time: 10 min.
Yield: 1 serving

2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. unfiltered raw cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. pure maple syrup
2 tsp. grated fresh ginger
1 pinch Himalayan salt (or sea salt)
2 cups chopped kale
½ cup chopped cauliflower
½ cup chopped broccoli
½ cup chopped cabbage
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

1. Combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, maple syrup, ginger, and salt in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.
2. Combine kale, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, and cilantro in a large bowl; mix well.
3. Drizzle cabbage mixture with dressing; toss gently to blend.

Nutrition Facts (per Serving):
Calories: 215
Total Fat: 10 g
Total Carbs: 29 g (Fiber: 6 g; Sugars: 8 g)
Protein: 8 g