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 15 Ridiculously Easy, Healthy Apple Recipes

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If you’re looking for easy, healthy recipes using apples, you’re in the right place!

Read on for a collection of 15 totally simple, healthy recipes using a humble apples including breakfast, muffins, dinner, soups, stews and chili.

Bonus: all these recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and can be made with 10 ingredients or fewer, 30 minutes or less, or in the instant pot or slow cooker.

Cooking just got a whole lot simpler!

15 Ridiculously Easy, Healthy Apple Recipes

15 easy, healthy apple recipes from Real Food Whole Life. #realfoodwholeliferecipes #healthyapplerecipes #applerecipeideas #dairyfreerecipes #glutenfreerecipes #fallrecipes

Easy, Healthy Apple Starter and Side Dish Recipes

grilled hummus, apple, and caramelized onion sandwiches

Did you know hummus makes an amazing grilled sandwich? Perfect as a cheese-free alternative to the classic, these Grilled Hummus, Apple and Caramelized Onion Sandwiches are quick, easy, and full of nourishing fall-inspired flavors. I may or may not have made one everyday this week. Let's just say they are good. Really, really good.

apple cinnamon pomegranate salsa

This seasonal salsa fits right into a holiday spread, but is also a great snack anytime.

sheet pan sweet potato paleo hash

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Paleo Hash is simple to prepare and is perfect for a hearty, grain-free breakfast, side or dinner.

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Easy, Healthy Apple Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker Recipes

instant pot chicken, apples & cabbage

Instant Pot Chicken, Apples & Cabbage is a super simple one-pot meal that’s packed with flavor, but with little prep or fuss.

A gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, whole30 recipe.

slow cooker sweet potato apple cider chili

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Apple Cider Chili is a hearty sweet and savory vegetarian chili, combining a few simple ingredients into a quick, easy, and filling meal.

slow cooker sweet potato, apple, & turmeric soup

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Apple & Turmeric Soup is a simple chop and drop recipe that yields creamy, nourishing results.

It's a hit with the entire family, plus is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, paleo and Whole30 friendly! 

5-ingredient slow cooker apple cider pulled chicken

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pulled Chicken is simple to prepare and yields super tender chicken in a sweet and savory sauce that everyone in the family will love.

slow cooker pomegranate bbq chicken with crunchy apple slaw

 With a sweet, tangy sauce and a savory, crunchy slaw, Slow Cooker Pomegranate BBQ Chicken with Crunchy Apple Slaw is incredibly flavorful, yet simple to make.  

slow cooker paleo turkey apple chili (+ 30-minute stovetop option)

Sweet, spicy, and easy to throw together, Slow Cooker Paleo Turkey Apple Chili is perfect for fall or anytime of year. With a 30-Minute stovetop option you can make this one anytime. 

 Easy, Healthy Apple Main Dish Recipes

roasted sweet potato, apple and chicken sausage bowls

Simple to prepare in just one-pan, Roasted Sweet Potato, Apple and Chicken Sausage Bowls make for a hearty, warming weeknight dinner. A dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo and Whole30 recipe the whole family can enjoy! 

20-minute turkey tacos with apple salsa

20-Minute Turkey Tacos with Apple Salsa is the perfect, fresh recipe to ease your way from summer into fall. Topped with sweet, crisp Apple Salsa, they are simple to prepare on busy weeknights.

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Easy, Healthy Apple Muffin and Dessert Recipes

one-bowl triple apple cider spiced muffins

One-Bowl Triple Apple Cider Spiced Muffins are a super tender, totally healthy, and packed with all the flavors of fall. A gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free recipe.

one-bowl apple cornmeal muffins

These easy One-Bowl Apple Cornmeal Muffins are quick to make and yield a tender, apple studded muffin that makes a great breakfast, afternoon snack, or side to your favorite autumn soups and chilis. Plus they're naturally gluten-, dairy- and refined sugar-free!

healthier old-fashioned apple crisp

The perfect dessert to serve a crowd, Healthier Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp is brimming with lightly sweet cinnamon-spiked apples and topped with a crunchy, satisfying oat topping.

It's also naturally gluten- and dairy-free, so you can enjoy this comforting dessert more often!

salted caramel paleo apple crisp

Drizzled with a dreamy caramel sauce (that just happens to be refined sugar-free + dairy-free), Salted Caramel Paleo Apple Crisp is simple to prepare and perfect for your holiday table or dessert, any time!

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