Remember when our office first moved to West Beaver Creek, I used to walk along the street in the afternoon… (Really needed some exercise after sitting there all day) Sometimes I would walk by a wooden sign with something like…no sugar apple pie written on it. Although I noticed that board, I never had the urge to get a pie from there. Yesterday, RS brought this in and told me about his trip to that apple pie place.
According to him, the lady there was really proud of the pies she made. She explained to him that the taste of the pie varies as different types of apples are being used. Some people may not like the pie of that day, but s/he may like it on another day when the apples are different. Therefore, she offered him a taste before he bought the apple crumble. There are 2 types of pies that are usually freshly baked – this apple crumble is one of them. All other types of pie (e.g. fruit pies, meat pies) can be baked upon request (but you gotta give them like 2 hours advance notice). You can take a look at the flyers below for more information. Hope they are not too blur to read.
Took a close-up picture of this Apple Crumble… As stated before, there was no sugar added. Instead Splenda (Sucralose) was used. According to RS, (according to her) since no preservative, color nor MSG was added to the products, the maximum lifespan of the pies would be about 2 days. Well… we finished the whole pie within half an hour. The taste was not bad. Not too sweet (of course… they didn’t put any sugar in it!). Some rolled oats mixed w/ flourwere put on top. Don’t know why… I’m a bit skeptical about these articificial sweeteners. I always think the raw and natural stuffs are the best. On the other hand, if it can make the person feels better (mentally less guilty or physically less calories), then it’s all good. 🙂 Just give it a try when you get a chance. I wanna see that friendly lady as well!
FYI: Charlotte’s Foods (No Sugar Desserts and More)
55 West Beaver Creek, Unit 45, Richmond Hill, ON.
Open: Mon-Sat 11:30am – 5:00pm; closed Sundays