I had the fun opportunity to try out Opal apples, a special non-GMO apple that advertises that it doesn’t turn brown after it’s sliced!
If you serve an apple to your kids, most likely they won’t eat it once it turns brown, right? This is a dilemma for parents who send sliced fruit to school in their kids’ lunches. But even sending whole fruit in your kids’ lunches may not work – 46 percent of parents find that their kids will take a few bites or none at all!
I have this problem with my kids too – the fruit has to be “perfect” for them to eat it. Even when I explain that the brown is natural, they still don’t want to eat it.
I received a box of Opal apples to try. They were sweet and crispy – they tasted great! Definitely as good as any other apples – but then I did my own browning test.
I sliced up an Opal apple around 9 in the morning, then left it out to sit, exposed to the air. [Read more…]