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ITG Recipes for Steps 1-3

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Cinnamon Baked "Apples"

For All Stages of the ITG Diet Plan

Category:  Vegetable Dishes Desserts  - 


For 4 Servings(s) ()


  • 4 zucchini
  • 4 tablespoon(s) walden farms apple butter
  • 1 teaspoon(s) allspice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cinnamon

Cinnamon Baked "Apples" Directions

  1. Peel zucchini or leave skin on, cut lengthwise then across into ‘apple slices’.  Remove seeds if necessary.
  2. Place in mixing bowl and drizzle with a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice.
  3. Stir in 4 tablespoons of Walden Farms Apple Butter, and a teaspoon of allspice.
  4. Mix with spoon or hands and spread out into a glass dish, then sprinkle with cinnamon.
  5. Bake in oven at 350* for up to 30-45 minutes or until ‘apples’ are at desired tenderness. 
  6. Sprinkle with an additional quarter teaspoon of cinnamon when done baking if desired.
  7. Optional: Crush 1 packet of ITG Vanilla Cinnamon O's on top for "crust" toward end of baking.

Your comments on this recipe (4)

by Ruby86 , on Monday, 06 March 2017
Made this for my treat and my two girlfriends ate all of it thinking it was apple slices. Love this dish!
by flitterb75 , on Monday, 23 January 2017
Love! If needing a little break from all the veggie flavor this is definitely worth a try!
by michelleG , on Monday, 02 March 2015
I love this recipe! It's one of my favorites for sure!
by Yolanda , on Wednesday, 19 June 2013
This is one of my favorite recipes on here. My husband has a hard time getting his veggies in so I made this and didn't tell him it was zucchini and he LOVED it!
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