This is one of our favorite quick breakfast foods. You can vary it in many ways and still have the same great results.
2 small Apples4 heaping tablespoons fat-free Cottage or Cream Cheese4 slices multi-grain Bread4 dashes Cinnamon4 teaspoons low-calorie Sweetener (Splenda, Nutrasweet, etc.)
1. Pare and core apples. Dice into 1/2" cubes. Cook over low heat until soft.2. Toast bread in toaster (very brown).3. Spread cheese on toast.4. Sprinkle a pinch of sweetener over cheese.5. Place apples over cheese. Sprinkle cinnamon and sweetener to taste.Variations: type of bread used, type of fruit used, applesauce, canned sugar-free fruit fillings, spices, top with nuts, raisins or other dried fruit, drizzle a little powdered sugar/milk/vanilla over the top
This is such an easy and nutritious snack, light breakfast or breakfast side. When the kids have slumber parties, we fix up a breakfast bar and let their guests make them to their liking.
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