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Homemade Orange Applesauce

Just in time for Halloween here’s a healthy alternative to all that candy floating around…homemade applesauce with an orange tint. Take it to a party or enjoy in your house with your family!

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Ingredients:
6-8 large apples peeled and cored
2 cinnamon sticks
2 tablespoons agave nectar or honey (or sweetener of your choice)
Water to cover apples in pot
Yellow food coloring, or red and yellow to make orange (optional)

Place sliced, peeled, and cored apples in a stockpot
Add water just enough to cover apples
Add two cinnamon sticks
Bring to a boil
Reduce heat to medium low
Allow contents of stockpot to simmer for an hour and a half stirring every 15-20 minutes
When applesauce reaches desired consistency add sweetener of your choice
At this point use caution as mixture will be VERY hot
Allow mixture to come to room temperature before adding food coloring (if so desired)
ENJOY!

Serving size: 1 cup, 85 calories