Fall has arrived! From pumpkin patches and apple orchards to grocery stores and food stands,
delicious fall produce is everywhere. It’s just the right time to take advantage of all the new season has to offer. Let’s start with apples.
Katrina Herrejon, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator, Adult Endocrinology Group, puts a healthy spin on breakfast and brunch with her recipe for apple muffins:
Recipe makes 12 muffins Serving Size 1 muffin
Ingredients: 1.5 cups pink lady apples, grated 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup
all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 166 Fat: 7 Carbohydrate: 23 Fiber: 2 Protein: 3
Cooler temperatures are no excuse to let your health and wellness fall by the wayside. In fact, fall is the perfect time to take advantage of some of the highlights of the season, from incorporating seasonal fruits and vegetables into your diet to kicking
your fitness routine up a notch with fall-friendly activities.
NorthShore University HealthSystem has created an infographic filled with fall health tips and creative fall fitness suggestions. Click on the image to see our full
Fall into Wellness infographic.