Four Nifty Apple Tricks

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Darlings, did you know that apples are the most eaten fruits in the world? Sounds about right, doesn’t it, since everyone goes by the saying: an apple a day keeps the doctor away. So, since we all love them and eat them weekly, here are four nifty tricks to those awesome fruits that will make them even more enjoyable to eat:

1. If you want to keep your apples from browning after you slice them, mix 2 tablespoons of honey with one cup of water and let the apple slices soak in the mix for a few minutes. We tried this trick a few times already and it's genius!

2. This is my favourite trick to fight food cravings: Whenever you get a craving for something but you're not really sure whether it's physical hunger or 'head hunger,' ask yourself first, "Would I eat an apple?" When you think about it, an apple isn't a very exciting food...most people wouldn't necessarily get out of bed for an apple like they would for a brownie. So if the answer is "No, I wouldn't eat an apple," that's when you know it's 'head hunger.' Makes sense, doesn't it?

3. If you fancy having an apple snack on the go, slice an apple at home and keep it together with a simple rubber band. Whenever you get peckish at work or on a subway, your apple will be ready for you.

4. And this one is especially great when you want to impress your friends or share an apple but you don’t have a knife. This little video will show you how to become a superhero and have the power to split an apple in two with your bare hands. This trick is especially appealing for boys but I have to admit, I loved it too. (And it's not as hard as it looks).

Do you know any other apple tips or tircks? Would you try those above? Do you eat apples? xo

P.S: Plus, how to eat an apple like a boss.
P.P.S: Yummy apple sandwich and this irresistible apple snack:)

(Tricks via BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, Urban Nutrition and Pamela Salzman. Photos by/via Yuji HachiyaHannah, Wenderly and At Down Under)


Anonymous said...

I have a habit of eating one apple every night before bed. This is genius. Thanks. Jill

Diana Mieczan said...

Jill, that is really great! I should try that too.

Unknown said...

LOVE these tricks! i eat apples all the time so i cant wait to cut one like that. xo jillian - cornflake dreams

Your Invisible Crown said...

I love that idea of the apple and the rubber band, I like apples, but only if they're sliced...

Elsa de Diego said...

Genius darling! :) Muah

Diana Mieczan said...

Yay, Jillian:)

Diana Mieczan said...

Same here, Marieken:)

Diana Mieczan said...

Elsa, xoxo

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