Breakfast Cinnamon-Baked Apples
Gluten free, vegetarian, & dairy free
  • 3tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 6 medium apples
  • 3tbsp dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon, plus extra
  • 3petals star anice
  1. In cast iron skillet large enough to hold apples in single layer, toast sunflower seeds until golden (about 3 to 5 minutes). Remove toasted seeds to mug or bowl.
  2. . Core apples and place in cast iron skillet or camping pot, cutting off a side or two of some, if necessary, to make them fit in a single layer. Sprinkle cranberries, cinnamon, and toasted sunflower seeds into and around hollowed-out apples. Stuff star anise petals between apples and pour 1/4 cup water over top.
  3. Cover and place skillet on grill grate over a medium flame for 10 minutes, until apples have released a lot of their juices, then remove cover and cook for 5 to 10 minutes longer, until juices have reduced and thickened slightly.
  4. Let cool for 5 minutes, sprinkle with more cinnamon, and serve.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 129 calories; 1 g protein; 3 g total fat (0 g sat. fat); 28 g total carbohydrates (21 g sugars, 5 g fiber); 2 mg sodium