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How To Keep Apple Slices From Browning

The one thing all of us mom’s look for in our day is convenience! What is going to help our day go more smoothly and with minimal chaos?

It doesn’t matter what it is, we all would probably be willing to pay $10,000 if it could promise to meet the expectations! 

Now this recipe for keeping sliced apples from browning is not going to remove all turmoil from your life, it’s a step in the right direction! Plus, it’s going to save you money in the process! 

You have seen those individually wrapped portions of apple slices at the grocery store, right?

Have you ever looked at the ingredients? Well it’s not just apples and it’s not just natural ingredients!

Have you ever paid attention to how much those babies cost? Way more than you would pay for a single apple!

Those apples always taste so good though and they are super convenient! It takes way less time to whip out a bag of pre-sliced apples when your little one is asking for a snack then to actually get out an apple and slice it right then.

How To Keep Apple Slices From Browning - penniesintopearls.com - Follow these quick steps of prep to keep your apple slices from browning and save money over the store bought pre packaged stuff. You seriously need to see how easy this is!

Well I am here today to show you how super easy it is to make your own pre-sliced apples and how to keep apple slices from browning. This is going to cost you a fraction of what you would pay for the prepackaged things and it is crazy easy.

Recipe for How To Keep Apple Slices From Browning

5 apples, cored and sliced (red or green whichever your family prefers)
½ orange juice concentrate
8 cups cold water
4 Tbs lemon juice
**you will also need some snack bags or reusable snack packs

Start by mixing your orange juice concentrate, water and lemon juice together in a large bowl.

Once you have your apples all prepped by coring and slicing you can add them to your juice.

Let the apples soak in the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes up to 1 hour. It is best if you can stir occasionally but is not necessary.

How To Keep Apple Slices From Browning - penniesintopearls.com - Follow these quick steps of prep to keep your apple slices from browning and save money over the store bought pre packaged stuff. You seriously need to see how easy this is!

Once the little guys have finished soaking, strain out the liquid and place your apple slices in ziplock bags. Make sure to keep them stored in the fridge until you are ready to eat.

The juice not only keeps the apples fresh but it also adds some delicious flavor to the crisp apples.

How To Keep Apple Slices From Browning - penniesintopearls.com - Follow these quick steps of prep to keep your apple slices from browning and save money over the store bought pre packaged stuff. You seriously need to see how easy this is!

What do you think?
Have you ever tried something like this before? How did it work for you? This recipe has always been successful so I hope you try it out! Let me know any questions or suggestions in the comments. I would love to chat!

Thanks for stopping in and I will talk to you soon! xoxo

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    Robin Follette
    June 10, 2015 at 6:04 am

    Yes! Much healthier and better tasting, I’m sure. I love simple, common sense tips like this.

  • Reply
    Logan Can
    June 10, 2015 at 6:06 am

    How interesting! I have never heard to do this! I’ll definitely give it a try next time we buy apples.

    • Reply
      Brittany Cooper
      July 2, 2015 at 2:47 pm

      It makes a healthy snack so much more enjoyable and doable! Let me know how it works out for you!

  • Reply
    T Austin
    June 10, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    I will definitely have to try this for my son’s lunches! Very smart!

    • Reply
      Brittany Cooper
      July 2, 2015 at 2:46 pm

      It really does work! I love the extra flavor it gives the apples! Let me know how it turns out for you!

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