apple-crisp

Sweet apples and tart cranberries combine in this delicious, yet healthy, gluten-free dessert. Serve warm with ice cream for an extra-special treat!

Serves 6

  • 4 tart apples, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/4 cup whole cane sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

Topping

  • 1 cup Gluten Free Oats
  • 1/4 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot powder
  • 1/4 cup whole cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup softened virgin coconut oil or organic butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced or chopped almonds (optional)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamon
  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Place thinly sliced apples, cranberries, sugar, lemon juice, arrowroot, cinnamon and nutmeg into a medium-sized bowl and gently mix to combine ingredients. Set aside while preparing topping.
  • To make the topping, place all topping ingredients into a medium-sized bowl and mix well until crumbly.
  • Place apple mixture into a 9″ x 13″ pan and sprinkle evenly with topping.
  • Bake 25 – 30 minutes or until bubbly.

** This recipe has been used with the gracious permission of: The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook. This is a great handbook for low-allergen, easy to prepare meals, and can be purchased at the Edmonton Clinic of Naturopathic Medicine.

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