Conduct your own nutrient analysis during National School Breakfast Week

It’s National School Breakfast Week, and though you may not venture anywhere near school cafeterias, it’s as good a time as any to conduct your own nutrient analysis. Take your breakfast inventory and change it up this week. Baked apples for breakfast? Warm up with this easy variation on baked apples.

Easy Baked Oven Apples

3 medium to large apples, peeled, cored, and sliced

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1/3 cup water

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In non-stick baking dish, evenly layer apple slices. Mix remaining ingredients with whisk. Pour mixture over apples and bake uncovered 25 minutes. Serves four 1-cup portions.




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