Apple chips

This recipe comes from a brunch date I had at Cora.  Testing it out to see how it works.



1 tbsp sugar
1 large pinch cinnamon
2 large cooking apples (Cortland, Gala, Idared or McIntosh)


  1. pre heat overn to 225F
  2. In a small bowl, combing the sugar and cinnamon. Set aside
  3. Reove the apple cores and slice the apples in to thin discs
  4. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and lay out the apple slices
  5. sprinkle the apples witht he cinnamon/surage mix and bake for 1 hour
  6. Watching them carefully, bake the apples for up to a further 30 minutes, and remove from the oven when they appear golden and crispy
  7. Allow the chips to cool before placing them in a sealed bag or container where they will keep for several days

Makes 2 cups to chips




  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup of corn
  • 1/2 black beans
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • 1 package hard or soft taco shells
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 jar of salsa
  • 1 cup. chopped lettuce
  • 1 container sour cream


A large pan

Step 1: Brown ground beef with onion

Brown the beef with the onion in large pan and drain. Return beef to pan.

Tip: For a healthy alternative, use diced or shredded chicken.

Step 2: Add taco seasoning

Add the taco seasoning and half cup water.

Step 3: Add black beans and corn

Add black beans and corn.

Tip: For spicy tacos, add a diced jalapeno pepper.

Step 4: Cook meat mixture

Cook the taco mixture over low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 5: Set out, buffet style, the taco mix, taco shells, shredded cheese, salsa, lettuce, and sour cream, and build your own tacos.