.This recipe comes from Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa. Yes, I’ve also been there over a decade ago. When you travel and keep the schedule I do, taste the food and wine, it is important to remember healthy alternatives. These are great for all with apples in high supply.




Spiced Apple Crisp


  • 5 red Delicious or Fuji apples, peeled, cored, and cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice (such as McCormick brand — a simple blend of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice)
  • Juice of ½ lemon (1 Tbs.)


  • ¼ cup crushed shredded wheat
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon


1.  Combine apples, water, cornstarch, spice, and lemon juice in a medium mixing bowl.

2.  Mix well and place into a microwaveable container.

3.  Microwave on high for 10 minutes, or until apples are soft and juice is thick and clear.

4.  Divide among 4 dessert bowls.

5.  Top each serving with 1 tablespoon crushed shredded wheat and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Additional Tips


Each serving contains approximately:
116 calories
0.5 g protein
29 g carbohydrate
0.5 g total fat
0 mg cholesterol
less than 1 mg sodium
5 g dietary fiber
5% calories from fat

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