This is a genius way to control your sweet tooth! It’s a dessert, but with great health benefits as well. Oats, wheat germ, and cinnamon are all great for controlling blood sugar levels, so you don't get a massive sugar rush from eating dessert. And its low fat! If you really enjoy apples and cinnamon, then I hope you give this recipe a try.
This was my second time using wheat germ, a somewhat unfamiliar ingredient to me. It's a common ingredient in wheat and nut veggie burgers. Wheat germ is a small part of a wheat kernel, the same milled to make whole wheat or white flours. It’s great for you because it provides you with high quality protein, B-complex vitamins, and trace minerals. So eat up this dessert!
For more info on the wheat kernel and great recipes, please visit http://wbc.agr.mt.gov/Consumers/Nutrition/wheat_nutrients.html.
Servings: 12-15 servings
*This dessert is best served warm. You may want to add a dollop of nonfat Greek yogurt (sweetened with honey) or a low fat ice cream. Other options include adding raisins and a little orange zest to the apple mixture for a flavor variation.
Additional information: appropriate for Vegetarian and Vegan diet (use margarine instead of butter)
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