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Bart's Simple, Quick & Healthy Fruit Bowls

APPLES, ORANGES, PINEAPPLE, BERRIES, MELON, ETC.

© 2024 by Bart Smith

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    RECIPE INTRODUCTION

    So much is said about what we should be eating for breakfast, how much, when and all that jazz, such as, eat a big breakfast to last you all day or don’t skip breakfast.


    The question becomes, “What should you eat for breakfast?” With so many opinions, one thing I’ve discovered is that I don’t like to eat a lot of food in the morning.

    So, when it comes to breakfast, I’m pretty simple, that is, unless I’m presented with the opportunity to eat a stack of 5-10 pancakes. Then I’m totally a bad boy.


    Most of the time though, I’d be very happy with just a small plate or bowl of sliced fruit in the morning, whether it is an apple, orange, some pineapple, a banana, berries, a few red grapes or a combination of any of those.


    What I like about this breakfast option is that it’s simple, quick, I don’t have to think about it, and I get everything apples (in particular) have to offer nutritionally. Now, for those who don’t like apples, I don’t particularly like them either, BUT I know they’re good for me, so I eat them anyway. My favorite? FUJI apples. Try ‘em!

    EQUIPMENT NEEDED

    As for me, I'll get out the following kitchen items to help make myself a quick fruit bowl (or plate).

    FRUIT/VEGGIE WASH A vegetable wash to clean and remove any dust, dirt, wax and/or pesticides from fruit and vegetables before you consume them.

    ❑ SHARP KNIFE You know, to slice ‘n’ dice your fruit.

    PLATE OR CUTTING BOARD  → You’ll need one to cut your fruits and veggies on. Sure, you could use a plate. I do sometimes.

    PLATE OR BOWL  → I prefer a small bowl myself, but plates will do too. Place your sliced fruit pieces in the bowl (or on the plate). Then, feast away!

    ❑ SMALL FORK OR SPOON  → I'm not going to eat my newly sliced fruit with my fingers, and you shouldn't either. So, get yourself a small fork or spoon. Your call.

    FRUIT BOWL IDEAS

    Apples

    Oranges

    Pineapple

    Black Berries

    Blueberries

    Raspberries

    Strawberries

    Red Grapes

    Green Grapes

    Watermelon

    Grapefruit

    Mango

    Coconut

    Peaches

    Pears

    Plums

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Personally, I like to slice my apples (or other fruit) and place them on a plate or in a bowl. Sometimes, I'll mix apples with pineapple or I'll toss in red grapes into the bowl or berries and make it a mixed fruit bowl. Most of the time, I just fix myself a bowl of Fuji apple slices.


    2. Then, with a small fork, I’ll enjoy each little bite as I feel the urge to have one. Typically, I’m at my desk working, so this works out great. On the run? Stuff those slices in a zip lock bag and hit the road!


    3. Feel free to add something else to go along with your fruit plate/bowl, such as oatmeal, 1-3 boiled eggs, scrambled eggs, Omelette, etc. I personally shy away from breads (i.e., bagels, toast, etc.).

    SAMPLE BOWLS

    Here are a few examples of what my fruit bowls look like. Feel free to do the same and/or mix 'em up!

    BERRY BOWLS
    MIX IT UP!

    APPLE SLICES
    FUJI ARE MY FAVORITE

    ORANGE SLICES
    FOR VITAMIN C

    BENEFITS OF APPLES

    Did you know apples are one of the best fruits you could eat every day? As they say, "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away!" Well, I try to have an apple every day. Fuji apples are my favorite. Check out the amazing benefits of apples below:

  • Apples are loaded with vitamins and minerals.

  • Apples are a great source of fiber.

  • Apples can help with weight loss.

  • Apples can help you feel full without feeling bloated.

  • Apples burn fast in the body, helping you lose weight.

  • Apples are good for the heart.

  • Apples can help with gut health and digestion.

  • Apples can help prevent certain cancers.

  • Apples help improve your immune system.

  • Apples help lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

  • Apples are a diabetes-friendly fruit.

  • Apples may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Apples help fight asthma and improve respiratory functions.

  • Apples help improve mental health and performance.

  • HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH!

    Really, fruit was made to be our medicine in so many ways! Be sure to eat some kind of fruit every day for all the right reasons and for the rest of your life! Think of it as free health insurance! I do!

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