Miss America 1999, Nicole Johnson, joined me on my show to share
this favorite recipe of hers for people with diabetes. As a diabetic herself, she knows that eating healthy doesn't mean sacrificing
flavor. And this delicious dessert is one great example of that. It's something we can all enjoy!
Serves: 6 to 8
· 6 medium apples, cored, peeled and thinly sliced
· 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
· 1 tablespoon sugar
· 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
· 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
· 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
· 2 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Coat a 9-inch microwave-safe pie plate
with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the apples, 2 tablespoons flour, the sugar, and cinnamon; mix well.
3. Spoon into the pie plate and cover with
4. Microwave on high power for 4 to 6 minutes,
or until the apples are soft.
5. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the
remaining 1/4 cup flour, the oats, and brown sugar; mix well.
6. With a fork, blend in the margarine until
crumbly; sprinkle over the apples.
7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden
8. Serve warm.
Per 1/2 cup serving: 32 g carbohydrate, 3
g dietary fiber, 22 g sugars. 2 carbohydrate exchanges
Recipe courtesy of Diabetes Forecast magazine.
For more information on diabetes, check out
American Diabetes Association Web site or call