Apple Chips

Diabetes, Recipe Steward Health Care

If you have diabetes, controlling blood glucose is a complex, but it’s such an important task. Did you know that a 1 percent reduction of A1C lowers the risk of diabetes problems that affect eyes, kidneys and nerves by 37 percent? Try these apple chips, which are diabetes friendly and a healthy alternative to regular potato chips.

Ingredients

  • 2 – 4 apples

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 225˚F.
  2. Line a metal baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Wash the apples and use a mandolin to slice them very thinly.
  4. Place the apple slices in one single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake the apples for about an hour, turn them over to the other side and continue baking for another hour.
  6. Cool the apple chips on a wire rack and enjoy!

Tip
To add extra flavor, mix 1½ tsp. of granulated sugar or sugar substitute (Splenda) with ½ tsp. of ground cinnamon in a mixing bowl and sprinkle over the apple slices right before baking and again after you turn them over.

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