Have a healthy holiday with apple pot pies

Reed Alexander shares his recipes for healthy, kid friendly snacks including a masala chai tea latté.

Kewl apple pot pies with honey oat streusel
Servings:

Makes 6

Ingredients

  • Crust

    • 3 (9-inch) premade, store-bought individual pie crusts
    • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
    • Canola oil spray or nonstick cooking spray
  • Filling

    • 8 cups of sweet red apple chunks (approximately 6 large, firm apples)
    • 1 1/2 cups of unsweetened applesauce
    • 3/4 cup of raw sugar
    • 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon of ground allspice
    • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cloves
    • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly grated or ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
    • 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon of whole-wheat pastry flour
  • Streusel topping

    • 1 1/2 cups of oats
    • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of whole-wheat pastry flour
    • 3/4 cup of packed light brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of canola oil
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of honey

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Kewl masala chai tea latte
Servings:

Yields 2 servings

Ingredients

    • 3 cups water
    • 1 tablespoon fennel seed
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh gingerroot
    • 15 whole cloves
    • 14 whole allspice
    • 9 whole green cardamom pods
    • 2 pink peppercorns
    • 4 cinnamon sticks
    • 2 bags unflavored, decaffeinated white tea
    • 1/2 cup nonfat skim milk
    • Honey or other sweetener, to taste, if desired
    • Foamed nonfat skim milk, for garnish, if desired

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