Apples come in all colors and sweetnesses, from tart green Granny Smiths to super sweet Red Delicious. But there are many in between, from sweetly tart Honey Crisp, tangy Braeburns or Pink Ladys to glowingly sweet Ruby Frost. No 2 taste alike. In this class, Ann will take you on a tour of New York City’s Union Square Greenmarket to check out all the different varieties the Big Apple offers, and the cooking videos will show you some basic ways to use apples in your kitchen, how to use sweeter apples to cut down on added sugar, or to make simple desserts. Look and learn!

At The Greenmarket with Ann: Apples

There’s more to apples than the limited varieties on offer in most supermarkets. Tour of New York City’s Union Square Greenmarket with Ann to check out all the different varieties of apples there are out there – NYC is the Big Apple after all. She will talk about flavors, texture and the best ways to use them. Look and Learn!

Apple Quinoa Muffins

These subtly sweet little Apple Quinoa Muffins are so moist and tasty it’s hard to believe they’re actually good for you. If, like me, you are prone to cooking batches of quinoa to use in salads or mix with veggies as a protein-rich side, keeping an extra cup to make a special breakfast treat is a no brainer. With it, you can literally get these muffins to the table in around 30 minutes. Apples add sweetness without a lot of added sugar, and extra fiber, a win-win! Look and learn!

Apples Baked with Rosemary and Honey

Rosemary and Apples? Yes! This delicious combo ups the ante for baked apples, and is a good quick way to make a healthy dessert, whether eaten hot or cold. All you need are some tart/sweet apples like Braeburns or Pink Ladies and an oven, even a toaster oven. Look and learn!

How to make Applesauce

Homemade applesauce is so much more delicious than store bought, and can be made with little or no sugar depending on the sweetness of the apples you buy. It’s super easy to make, and is the perfect healthy snack to have around the house especially for anyone on a bland diet. Health considerations aside, it can liven up breakfast with a dollop of yogurt, or even be turned into a simple parfait dessert with a few berries. Look and learn!