Posted by Jennifer Heinen

apple crispAdd our Healthier Apple Crisp to your traditional Thanksgiving spread. It uses white whole wheat flour, a whole grain made from white wheat berries. Lower in saturated fat and filled with fall-fresh apples, this delicious dessert might be a favorite for all winter long. Keep it warm in the oven at 250°F while you are enjoying dinner for a toasty treat.

Nutrition Services provides recipes for clients, community partners, and the general public. Recipes cost $2.50 or less per serving and meet nutrition guidelines consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Visit the Nutrition Services recipe page or sign up to receive the recipe of the month in your inbox.

Jenn HJennifer Heinen, MS, RD, LDN, is a licensed, registered dietitian for the JF&CS Nutrition Services program. Jennifer began her work at JF&CS as a Boston University intern during the early production stages of the Home Cooking without a Kitchen cookbook. She has a passion for educating and empowering others to make healthy choices easy and delicious. Previously she worked as an inpatient and outpatient dietitian and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association. Her favorite food is avocado smashed on whole wheat toast.