April 30, 2015 4:46 PM EDT

Trying to pack more healthy snacks for yourself or your family members? Try this “tic-tac-toe” method of cutting an apple. It’s easier and faster than the way you’re probably cutting apples now — and then you can use a rubber band to keep the slices secure around the apple’s core. Doing so will prevent them from turning brown — which will make you more likely to eat them.

Now you have no excuse to grab a less healthy snack.

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