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AARP and Cookstr: Recipes for Freshly Picked Apples

Try these recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts, as well as apple condiments to enjoy all season. — Photo by Rita Maas/Getty Images

Braised Red Cabbage With Apple and Mustard Seeds by Sarah Leah Chase: This side dish takes advantage of colorful red cabbage, which is a welcome addition in cold weather when much of the seasonal produce has gone into hibernation. Pair it with pork dishes this autumn. Per serving: 109 calories, 1g fat, 20g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 4g fiber

Slow-Roast Boned Shoulder of Pork With Chestnut Stuffing by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall: This impressive main course matches pork shoulder with classic stuffing ingredients such as chestnuts, apples, celery and herbs for true seasonal comfort food. Per serving: 480 calories, 15g fat, 42g carbohydrates, 43g protein, 4g fiber

Turkey Thighs, Acorn Squash and Apples by Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann: Pretty apple rings combined with acorn squash serve as the basis for this one-pot cold-weather meal. Apple juice and apple brandy enhance the flavor. Per serving: 363 calories, 3g fat, 73g carbohydrates, 14g protein, 8g fiber

Apple Streusel Pumpkin Muffins by Esther Brody: Perfect for bake sales, potlucks and holiday parties, these muffins are filled with fall flavors. And making muffins instead of cake or pie helps to exercise built-in portion control. Per serving: 247 calories, 1g fat, 42g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 1g fiber

Sugar-Free Apple Spread by Lou Seibert Pappas: This easy, spicy spread is made with just three ingredients and is delicious served atop latkes, pancakes, toast or waffles. Experiment with different apple varieties to find your favorite flavors, from Golden Delicious to Granny Smith. Per serving: 26 calories, 0g fat, 7g carbohydrates, 0g protein, 1g fiber

Shaker Applesauce by Sheila Lukins: Smelling of autumn, this sweet applesauce is sheer simplicity, the apple flavor enhanced with apple cider as well as the fresh fruit. The chunky texture will be a hit, enhanced with cinnamon and lemon zest. Per serving: 158 calories, 0g fat, 41gcarbohydrates, 1g protein, 4g fiber

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