Does an apple really keeps the doctor away?

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away but it reduces the risk of cancer (especially lung cancer), cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes and several other conditions.

There are many ways to eat an apple. It is a versatile fruit that can be eaten on its own, juiced, pureed, baked, or even added to stews and salads.

There are also a wide variety of apples, and choosing the right apples for your next dish may just make the difference. Try out this simple yet delicious recipe using apples like Gala, Fuji, and Granny Smith.

Granny Smith apples (green apples) are a big favorite among bakers because they hold their shape well while baking, give the filling an unmistakable sweet-tart flavor. If you prefer the filling to be sweeter, use apples such as Gala or Fuji.

Ingredients List:


5 – 6 Pieces of single or mixed apple variety (Preferred variety – Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith)

2–4 Tablespoon of granulated sugar (depending on variety and more if you have a sweet tooth)

1 Tablespoon or 5ml of ground cinnamon


70g of rolled oats

94g of all-purpose flour

75g of brown sugar

76g of unsalted butter, melted


  1. Pour rolled oats, all-purpose flour, brown sugar into a mixing bowl (mixed evenly)
  2. Pour unsalted butter (melted) and mix together. Set aside.
  3. Peel the apples skin using a fruit peeler
  4. Remove the core of the apple using apple corer (if you do not have an apple corer, you can cut the apple into quarter and remove the core by slicing it at a 45degree angle)
  5. Slice the apple and place it in your baking dish
  6. Add 2 – 4 tablespoon of granulated sugar to the apple
  7. Add 1 tablespoon or 5ml of ground cinnamon to the apple and mix well
  8. Add 1 tablespoon of pectin for every cup of fruit you have.
  9. Preheat the oven to 375 Fahrenheit or 190 Degree Celsius