Thursday, March 13, 2014

Gluten Free Apple Blueberrry Crisp

I mentioned that we had this dessert at the birthday party the other night and I was asked for the recipe. I had pinned it, but not everyone is on Pinterest; so for those friends who aren't, here is the recipe.

                                                  Source:  Pinterest


Apple Blueberry Crisp: 
granny smith apples (I used 4 large for a 9" pie plate)
- blueberries (any berry would be delicious; I used a pint, minus the few small handfuls I snacked on)
- 2 1/4 cups gluten free old fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup real maple syrup
- pinch sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Then follow these steps:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel, remove any spots, and slice apples. Place in bottom of pie plate. Wash & gently dry blueberries, then carefully place them on top of apples. In a small saucepan on a low-medium heat, melt the coconut oil. Then add oats, syrup, salt and cinnamon. Stir to compltely mix these ingredients. Taste, and adjust salt/syrup ratio according to your own preference. I prefer a slightly salty mix. Carefully place oats mixture on top of fruit, gently pressing the oats into the apples and blueberries. I usually have a little extra of the oat mixture, which I either snack on. Bake for about 50 minutes until oats are browned and crispy, and apples are just tender.

I can testify that this dessert is delicious!!!! I think you could also substitute other berries for the blueberries.
This is a recipe I know I will be making in the future; right now I'm trying to be good before our vacation.
I think it could also be used for breakfast.

I hope you all have a beautiful day; we are supposed to get up to the 50's again today, so I think I'll get on my bike once more.  I love these spring days; makes me want to get outside and enjoy life.
Blessings~
Noreen

8 comments:

  1. It looks yummy and sounds delicious!

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  2. Love the way you call them crisp and we call them crumble. Yummy and we have them all year round with different seasonal fruits. Have a tremendous Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  3. Hi Noreen,
    So glad I came by today and saw this wonderful gluten free dessert.
    Will definitely have to give it a try for sure..........
    Hope this finds you and yours doing well hon. Bet you are happy happy
    happy that spring is almost here...

    Blessings Galore, Nellie

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  4. Does that look fantastic
    Lily & Edward

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  5. Oh my this sounds delicious. I am always looking for a good gluten free recipe. I did not know that oatmeal had gluten in it, though I don't usually eat it anyway. But I love it with fruit, so this sounds particularly good. Hope your week has been good!

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  6. We bet it is as delicious as it looks. Mom is going to give it a try next week. One of our human sisters has been sick for a while now, and early indications are that it might be celiac disease - this will make a great gluten-free recipe for her. Thanks for sharing.

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning and Mom

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  7. I would like a nice big bite , cause it looks yummy!
    love
    tweedles

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  8. DD is eating gluten free, so I shared that recipe with her. It sounds like a keeper even for those of us who don't have to eat gluten free. ;-)

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