Can you hear the echoes throughout the home, “I’m hungry!” or perhaps, your own stomach is grumbling for some attention. Today we have a great snack recipe for you and the family. A new twist on peanut butter and apples.  It’s got all the tastes and textures of the best stress-busting comfort foods, but it’s also healthy. You can come up with your own favorite variations.

The Real Deal On Apples

Here’s some interesting research, at the “Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation” they found that the scent of green apples can help lessen migraine pain. With over 1,000 varieties of apples, you have choices. If you feel a headache creeping up you might want to go for a tart granny smith. Sweet tooth in overdrive grab yourself a naturally sweet fuji apple.

Where ever your cravings take you, an apple can be an easy and healthy option to curb your craving. On average a medium sized apple will be roughly 80 calories, so don’t be shy and grab that  apple.

Peanut Butter & Apple Pizza Recipe

Try this recipe for a quick snack or get the family involved with an assembly line of fixings for your apple pizza.

Peanut Butter & Apple Pizza
Serving size: 1-2 rounds

  • 1 apple, sliced into ¼-inch rounds, seeds removed (for a total of 6 rounds)
  • 6 tbsp natural peanut butter(or nut-free alternative)
  • 3-6 tsp dark chocolate mini chips
  • 3-6 tsp chopped & salted roasted nuts(leave out for a nut-free alternative)
  • 1-2 tsp honey (optional)

Slice the apples crosswise to form the base of your “pizza.” You should have 6 rounds. Spread each round with 1 tbsp of peanut butter and sprinkle with 1 tsp each of mini chips and nuts, and an optional 1⁄2 tsp of honey for extra sweetness.

Stronger for Today,

The Method3 Fitness Team

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