Homemade Refined Sugar Free Applesauce Recipe for Diverticulitis

This homemade refined sugar free applesauce recipe may be suitable for some people with uncomplicated diverticulitis and can be consumed up to 3 times a day. Consult with a healthcare provider or a registered dietitian for personalized dietary advice.

Refined Sugar Free Applesauce Recipe?

This recipe suits people with diverticulitis, babies, or anyone who wants a healthy snack. You can cut the brown sugar from the ingredients list if you wish. Still, the sugar in the apple will suffice.

Yield: 10

Sugar Free Applesauce Recipe

Sugar Free Applesauce Recipe

How about making relatively healthy applesauce in just 30 minutes? This low-fat, low-fiber, and low-calorie recipe is made in only 4 simple steps, suitable for people with diverticulitis, babies, or those who want a low-calorie snack. Enjoy!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Apple (4 pounds)
  • Brown sugar (1/2 tsp) - (Optional if you are okay with refined sugar)
  • Vanilla (1/2 tsp)
  • Cinnamon stick (1 stick)
  • Water (6 1/2 fl oz)
  • Lemon juice (1/2 lemon)


  1. First, peel the apples, remove all the cores, and finely chop them into cubes. Put 6 1/2 fl oz of water in a large pot. Add lemon juice, vanilla extract, and brown sugar.
  2. Raise the heat and add the apple cubes and cinnamon stick when the water starts to boil. Close the lid of the pot and reduce the heat. Cook on low heat for 15 minutes
  3. After 15 minutes, check the apples with a fork. If the apples are completely soft, turn off the stove.
  4. Finally, remove the cinnamon from the pot, put all the ingredients (except the cinnamon) in a blender, and then puree them.


  1. Make sure there are no seeds left on the apples, as this can trigger disease.
  2. If the apples remain hard, add a little more water and continue cooking.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 95Total Fat 0.3gSaturated Fat 0.05gCholesterol 0mgSodium 2.2mgCarbohydrates 25.5gNet Carbohydrates 20gFiber 4gSugar 18.9gProtein 0.5g
See Also

Soups Can I Eat with Diverticulitis

Sugar Free Apple Pie Recipe

Soft Hamburger Bun Recipe (Without Sugar)

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