Applesauce Recipe with Cinnamon, Vanilla and Chia Seeds

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  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3 Granny Smith apples (grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup (optional)
  • Pinch of unrefined sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • Optional: chopped walnuts and raisins (for garnish)


  1. Put the coconut milk, grated apples, vanilla, cinnamon and lemon juice in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until apples are soft and liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Add in the maple syrup (if using) and a pinch of sea salt.
  2. Remove the applesauce from the heat and stir in the chia seeds. Let applesauce sit for 5 minutes for chia seeds to thicken. Garnish with chopped walnuts and raisins if desired. Enjoy warm or cold.

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