How do you like ’em Apples? 🍏 🍎 🍎 As a Raw Apple Sauce Recipe of course 🍎

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Apple sauce is not just for babies. Yes I too devour a tablespoon of apple sauce once and awhile. It’s one of my staple sauces in my fridge. As the saying goes,” I put this sh%$#t on everything!”..lol.  I add it in my shakes, my porridge, I add it to my raw bread recipe and in my raw yogurt (yes I will post my own raw yogurt and bread recipes soon, you just have stay tuned and visit weekly). But this is not like any other apple sauce, it’s my power drug. I added a few essential ingredients that we take for granted. For instance I added celery for an additional crunchy water texture even though you hardly taste it. As well, I added turmeric for it’s amazing health benefits, one of them being that it promotes radiant skin! And I also added other spices like nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves to get that apple pie savory taste! But enough about the recipe, your probably wondering how celery would taste in this apple sauce. Well you just have to try it!

 

Quick facts on Celery

Celery is a plant->The seeds and the plant itself are dried or pressed into oil for use as medicine

It’s a stress reliever-> Yes it is, it promotes relaxation! With it’s mineral content like magnesium and the essential oil in it, it helps calm down the nervous system. For better sleep results, eat celery at night!

Reduces inflammation-> If you suffer from any joint pains, gout, acne, asthma, lung infections, or even a headache, eating celery will help relieve it

 

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Raw Apple Sauce

Tools: Food Processor or Magic Bullet, a glass jar

Note: Food processor is way easier to use for this recipe. If you’re using a magic bullet you would have to stop several times to get the right consistency

Ingredients:
1 apple
1-2 celery sticks
juice from a lemon
3 medjool dates ( the real kind with no glucose glaze..lol)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg
a dash of salt
a dash of cloves
a dash to 1/8 tsp of turmeric (optional)
1/8 cup water (optional)

 

Directions:

(1) Add all the ingredients in the food processor and process. It’s optional to add water to facilitate. Stop occasionally to scrape the sides.

If your using a magic bullet, then add the ingredients a bit a time. Add the celery, apple and lemon, then process. You may need to add 1/8 cup of water to facilitate. Stop to scrape the sides. Add the remaining of the ingredients and process. I made mine a little tart so you can add a little more or less of the spices.

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(2) Pour the sauce into a glass jar and voila! Store in the fridge for up to 5-7 days.

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References

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/11-super-health-benefits-in-just-1-celery-stalk.html

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-882-celery.aspx?activeingredientid=882&activeingredientname=celery