Acres of Apples, Frugal to the Core

I’ve always dreamed of having an apple tree in my back yard. You know the old saying, “be careful what you wish for?” Now that I actually have my own apple tree, I stand in my yard watching the apples piling up around me thinking, “Oh no — What do I do with this mess now?!” If I could make gasoline out of apples, I could retire, but since that is not an option and my frugal mind will not allow me to waste one apple, I have had to come up with some yummier “apple disposal” methods.

Oats in Apple Juice


I have blogged about the benefits of incorporating oats in your diet and this is one of my favourite oats [tag]recipe[/tag] – Oats in Apple Juice. You will need: 80 ml of filtered water 25 g of [tag]organic oats[/tag] 200ml of freshly squeezed [tag]apple juice[/tag] ( I prefer Granny Smith apples) Instructions: 1. Place the… 

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Apple-Carrot Detox Juice


One of my favourite [tag]detox[/tag] juice is the Apple-Carrot [tag]detox juice[/tag] with a hint of ginger.   The [tag]apple[/tag]-[tag]carrot[/tag] juice is highly nutritional: Carrots are a good source of Vitamin A and Beta Carotenes, providing anti-ageing and cancer-fighting antioxidants. Apples have pectin that helps to break down toxins in the intestines and help maintain a… 

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