An apple a day keeps the doctor away, and these delicious apple recipes make it easy to get your daily serving in!
Who doesn’t love apples? While we enjoy snacking on the king of fruit all year long, we all know that the best apple recipes surface in the fall. This time of year we look forward to childhood favorites like apple cider, apple pie, and apple butter.
Apples are just as healthy as they are delicious. Packed with dietary fiber, antioxidants, and flavonoids that prevent inflammation, eating apples may even help promote neurological health (1). Sign us up!
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The versatile nature of the apple lends itself to every imaginable type of dish, complementing both sweet and savory ingredients. From a classic apple strudel to fun, kid-friendly apple pops, you’ll want to enjoy these recipes all year long.
Easy Apple Pops
Party on with these made-to-share chocolate and caramel dipped apple pops, or keep them all to yourself!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Easy Apple Pops
Paleo Apple Cinnamon Waffles
If you love apples, chances are you love cinnamon too. Which means you’ll flip over this waffle with maple syrup – trust us, you won’t regret it.
Recipe: Perchance to Cook | Paleo Apple Cinnamon Waffles
Baked Apple Slices with Pumpkin Spice
Indulge your sweet tooth with these healthy baked apple slices that are sure to become your new favorite fall snack.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Baked Apple Slices with Pumpkin Spice
This absolutely gorgeous galette (or French-style flat pastry) is sure to impress at your next fall fete.
Recipe: Savory Lotus | Apple Galette
Apple Cider Pork Chops
This recipe combines the comfort of pork chops with an enticing apple cider sauce – a match made in fall foodie heaven.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Apple Cider Pork Chops
No-Bake Apple Chips Recipe
Bring plain apple slices to the next level with these creative, no-bake chips! Try topping them with unsweetened cranberries and chopped pecans for a true autumn treat.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | No-Bake Apple Chips Recipe
Maple & Sesame Apple Crisps
The addition of sesame seeds gives these maple-covered apple crisps a savory crunch to balance out the sweetness.
Recipe: Eat Drink Paleo | Maple & Sesame Apple Crisps
Paleo Apple Cherry Muffins
Hoping for a treat to go with your warm cider? These muffins are your solution!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Apple Cherry Muffins
Zucchini Apple Slaw
Zucchini is plentiful in the summer, so transitioning to your favorite fall foods has never been easier with this slaw recipe that would go mouth-wateringly well with our Apple Cider Pork Chops!
Recipe: Plaid and Paleo | Zucchini Apple Slaw
Apple Pie Skillet Cake
This warm, decadent skillet cake will make you question why you ever cook with anything BUT a skillet.
Recipe: Get Inspired Everyday | Apple Skillet Cake
One-Pan Pecan Apple Coffee Cake
Your brunch plans don’t have to slow down as the weather cools off! This coffee cake is sure to be a hit with any friends you serve it to.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | One-Pan Pecan Apple Coffee Cake
Slow Cooker Apple Butter Recipe
Apple butter is one of the most versatile and simple additions to your fall cooking. This slow cooker recipe makes it even easier to keep jars of it around – if you don’t eat it first.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Slow Cooker Apple Butter Recipe
Avocado Apple Chicken Salad
Apples don’t always have to be a part of a heavy, filling dish, and this chicken salad proves it. Enjoy the crunch of an apple alongside the creaminess of an avocado and find your new favorite pack-ahead lunch.
Recipe: PaleoLeap | Avocado Apple Chicken Salad
Paleo Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe
Want to have your pie and drink it too? This smoothie recipe will fulfill your strongest cravings and provide a protein packed snack or breakfast on-the-go.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe
Paleo Caramel Apple Coffee Cake
Caramel and apples together invoke memories of harvest festivals and fairs. This recipe brings those flavors and feelings right to your kitchen table.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Paleo Caramel Apple Coffee Cake
Apple Cinnamon Barbecue Sauce
Use this sweet BBQ sauce to glaze your favorite meats next time you fire up the grill.
Recipe: Eat Drink Paleo | Paleo Barbecue Sauce with Apple and Cinnamon
Caramel Apple Parfaits
If you love make-ahead and built-to-travel meals, these sweet apple parfaits in a Mason jar will satisfy all of your fall apple cravings.
Recipe: Savory Lotus | Caramel Apple Parfaits
Apple Leek Bacon Breakfast Sausage
Sweet and savory, these breakfast sausages get rolled up like meatballs for a mouth-watering start to your morning.
Recipe: And Here We Are | Apple Leek Bacon Breakfast Sausage
Easy Paleo Apple Crisp Recipe
Any apples you have in your pantry can be used to make this simple and cozy dessert.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Easy Paleo Apple Crisp Recipe
Cinnamon Sweet Potato Apple Bake
Sweet potato and cinnamon are already the perfect duet, and adding apple makes a trio of cozy flavors in this bake.
Recipe: The Real Food Dietitians | Cinnamon Sweet Potato Apple bake
Gluten-Free Apple Sausage Stuffing
This easy, gluten-free apple sausage stuffing is sure to become a new staple at your holiday table.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Gluten-Free Apple Sausage Stuffing
Paleo Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake
With a pumpkin salted caramel sauce, this AIP-friendly dessert keeps things sweet and simple.
Recipe: Fed and Fulfilled | Paleo Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake
Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe
Make your own classic fall treat at home using your slow cooker. No press needed!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe
Healthy Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Cookies
A better-for-you cookie packed with nourishing apples and cinnamon.
Recipe: Raising Generation Nourished | Healthy Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Cookies
Chocolate Covered Apples
Three cheers for apples on a stick! Get creative with toppings to accompany the standard nuts and raisins.
Recipe: Thriving on Paleo | Chocolate Covered Apples
Apple Butter Muffins with Coconut Honey Frosting
Use a cup of your homemade apple butter to whip up a batch of these bakery-style muffins!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Apple Butter Muffins with Coconut Honey Frosting
One Pan Chicken Apple and Squash Skillet
Kale ups the health factor even further with this one pan chicken recipe that will cut your cleaning time in half!
Recipe: Real Simple Good | One Pan Chicken Apple and Squash Skillet
Mini Apple Pies
What is it about making something mini that makes it so much better? These ADORABLE mini apple pies would make fantastic party desserts.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Mini Apple Pies
Baked Blueberry-Stuffed Apples
Combine the best fruits of both summer and fall with these hollowed apples filled with blueberries, and baked!
Recipe: PaleoLeap | Baked Blueberry-Stuffed Apples
Apple Pie Bars
No picky eater can resist these gooey, finger-licking good apple pie bars.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Apple Pie Bars
Housewife Chicken, Apples, and Fall Vegetables
Sometimes simple is best, and this autumn spin on a Julia Child classic is no exception.
Recipe: Primal Palate | Housewife Chicken, Apples, and Fall Vegetables
This nut-free recipe can be made any time of year, it’s that good.
Recipe: Cook It Up Paleo | Apple Strudel
Apple Crisp Rings
Use crunchy, crisp apple rings as a healthy version of your favorite apple dessert.
Recipe: Running to the Kitchen | Baked Apple Crisp Rings
Crunchy Apple Spice Granola
As portable as it is versatile, this apple spice granola is perfect for getting your apple fix on the road.
Recipe: Simple Roots Wellness | Crunchy Apple Spice Granola
Apple Pie Ice Cream
Apple Pie à la Mode? How about cutting out the middleman and making your own creamy version of this baked treat?
Recipe: A Girl Worth Saving | Apple Pie Ice Cream
French Apple Tarte
This jaw-dropping treat will be the hit of any fall dinner table. Seriously, it’s almost too elegant to eat.
Recipe: Paleo Crumbs | French Apple Tarte
Cinnamon Apple Kombucha
Not all liquid apple has to be in cider form. This recipe combines all the probiotic benefits of kombucha with the best kind of comfort food.
Recipe: Plaid and Paleo | Cinnamon Apple Kombucha
Healthy Oven Baked Apple Fritters
There’s no need to miss out on your favorite deep fried treat this fall, just swap some ingredients and bake them to indulge.
Recipe: Paleo Grubs | Healthy Oven Baked Apple Fritters
Paleo Apple Nachos
These “nachos” are a great, grabbable dessert that makes convenient finger foods for your next party.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Apple Nachos
Apple Mint Lamb Chops
The apple used in this lamb chops recipe brings out the full flavor of the mint and meat.
Recipe: Downshiftology | Apple Mint Lamb Chops
Apple Cinnamon Pork Loin
Cinnamon is an excellent and underrated spice to use on pork,and the use of a slow cooker makes this a simple meal to make alongside your favorite side dish.
Recipe: PaleoLeap | Apple Cinnamon Pork Loin
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