The raw, homemade applesauce is definitely vegan as it contains no processed sugar for sweetening. Again it packs some great nutrients including Vitamin C and fiber from apples which are vital for sound health.
If you are buying processed applesauce from the stores you may want to check their labels since different brands vary their ingredients. A handy tip is to always go for unsweetened applesauce with not more than 20% of calories just to be on the safe side healthwise and as well to keep your vegan values.
Otherwise, you may want to fix your own healthy and delicious applesauce from the comfort of your kitchen. The process is quite simple.
You will need:
- Apples (any type of apple is okay, you can go for your favorite)
- Cinnamon sticks
- Sugar (Vegan sugar is best. You can go for other sweeteners like syrup)
- Lemon juice (optional)
The process of making applesauce is uncomplicated since all that you need is an apple per serving.
Start by scrubbing the apple to remove the dirt before chopping to the required size.
Place the chopped apples into your food processor and puree. It is important to note that the industrial strength of the blending machine should not destroy the raw elements in the apple.
Apples are naturally sweetened, but you can add sweeteners to your liking.
How do you like your applesauce?