How to make Apple Slices and Cheese
Pairing apple slices with cheese creates a balance of complex carbohydrates from the apple and protein and fats from the cheese. This combination can help provide sustained energy, stabilize blood sugar levels, and keep you feeling full for longer periods. The fiber in apples aids in digestion and supports gut health, while the protein in cheese supports muscle maintenance and keeps hunger at bay.
It’s worth noting that cheese can be high in saturated fats and sodium, therefore, portion control is key. Additionally, choosing whole-grain crackers or nuts alongside this snack can add extra fiber and healthy fats for an even more nutritious combination.
- 1 medium honey crisp apple, sliced
- 2 slices American cheese
- Use a pizza cutter to cut cheese into long strips.
- Wrap strips of cheese around apple slices (it's ok if thicker slices break).
- Place on a plate or in a to-go container and enjoy!