Stewed Apples with Coconut Butter

By Jackie Cartier
October 29, 2015


If you’re staring at that bowl of apples on your counter and wondering just what apple-y treat you can make without loads of sugar, we’ve got the answer.

Stewed Apples with Coconut Butter

Serves 6


6 organic apples Fresh ginger Ground nutmeg Cinnamon Vanilla extract Coconut butter


  1. Peel 6 organic apples and place in a pot.
  2. Add about 1 inch of ginger peeled. Then add a few pinches of ground nutmeg, 2 tsp cinnamon, and about 3 capfuls of vanilla extract.
  3. Add 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium for 20 minutes.
  5. Top each stewed apple with 1-2 tablespoons of coconut butter.
  6. Enjoy!

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With a good carb (organic apples) and good fat (coconut butter), this is a perfect bedtime snack to balance your blood sugar. Taking this (delicious) step before you turn out the lights makes it more likely you’ll sleep through the night and wake up refreshed. Win-win!


About the author

Jackie Cartier is Content Strategy Manager for Nutritional Weight & Wellness. She was once a client, seeking natural solutions to her achy runner knees and hormonal imbalances. From then she was hooked and eventually ended up on their team, spreading the real food message on the blog and through social media. 

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Christine Kunert
One other note: I also take 600 mg of magnesium glycinate at bedtime.

April 27, 2016 at 7:34 am

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