Healthy Blueberry Apple Crisp
Made with rolled oats, almond flour, and maple syrup, this easy healthy blueberry apple crisp is the best Fall treat! Ready in under an hour, this warm, cozy, and cinnamon apple crisp is gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free, making it the best healthy dessert. Add a scoop of ice cream or frozen yogurt, and you are set. Honestly. the best ever healthier blueberry apple crisp!
The best ever healthy blueberry apple crisp
Nothing, I repeat nothing, screams Fall like warm, cinnamon apples. The smell of baked apples is so cozy and happy. Makes me want to curl up on the couch with a blanket with some apple cider or even a warm coffee and a bowl of this healthy blueberry apple crisp.
The tender cinnamon apples in combination with the warm fresh blueberries is truly something special. Every bite melts in your mouth. And let’s not forget about the crumble topping!
I am not sure about you, but one of my favorite things in the entire world is the topping of apple crisps. Don’t get me wrong, apple pie is great and all, but the crunchy, crumbly, sweet crisp topping is simply the best. The topping on this healthy blueberry apple crisp is perfectly spices, sweet, and mouthwatering. I was almost tempted to pick off and eat the entire crumble topping!
This healthy blueberry apple crisp is a must bake! Whether you are looking for a healthy Thanksgiving dessert recipe or just a post-dinner treat, this apple crisp is for you! The added natural sweetness and summer flavors from the blueberries make this is the best healthy apple crisp recipe.
Ingredients in healthy blueberry apple crisp
You’ll only need a few, simple ingredients to get this easy recipe going! I am all about simplicity and ease, so don’t worry, you won’t need to go to the supermarket and buy a lot of expensive baking ingredients. You probably have most of these ingredients in your pantry already! Here is what you need to make the most delicious vegan healthy blueberry apple crisp!
- Apples (I used honey crisp and granny smith)
- Lemon Juice
- Tapichoa Flour
- Coconut Sugar
- Rolled Oats
- Pecans or Walnuts
- Ground Cinnamon
- Maple syrup
- Coconut oil
Any brand of these ingredients will work, I just recommended my favorites!
Easy ingredient substitutions for healthy blueberry apple crisp
You guys probably know by now that I love simple and easy recipes! If you don’t love every ingredient in the one, I am here to help you out with a list of the very best substitutions!
Don’t like blueberries? Don’t worry! You can use a cup of your favorite berry (strawberries or blackberries) or you can just omit them and add an extra cup of apples.
Don’t have pink lady apples? No worries! You can use any type of baking apple! I recommend trying Jonagold or Cortland.
Allergic to nuts? Just omit the pecan or walnuts!
Don’t have coconut sugar? I recommend using light brown sugar or just regular granulated sugar!
How to make healthy blueberry apple crisp
Healthy blueberry apple crisp is so easy to make! You do not need to have any fancy baking or cooking skills; trust me! You’ll just need a pie pan or baking dish and two bowls: one to mix the filling and one to mix the topping.
First, preheat your oven to 375F and lightly grease a pie pan or baking tin with a little avocado spray. If using a baking dish, I would use one that is about either 9 by 9 or 8 by 11 inches. But any size will work!
Next, you are going to prepare the filling.
To start, core the apples. You can peel them as well or leave the skin on, whatever you prefer! I leave the skin on
Next, slice them into very thin pieces. About 1/8 inch thick.
In a big bowl, mix together the apples, blueberries, lemon juice, tapioca flour, ground cinnamon, and coconut sugar. Make sure everything is coated and pour into the pie pan or baking dish.
Now it is time to prepare the topping! In a separate bowl, mix together the gluten-free rolled oats, almond flour, pecans or walnuts, ground cinnamon, salt. and coconut oil.
Sprinkle the crumble on top of the filling in the baking dish. Make sure to spread it evenly across the top!
Now all you have to do is bake for 45 – 50 minutes. I would cover the top with alimunm foil for the last 20 minutes!
The crust should be golden brown and blueberries and apples are bubbling! Enjoy the best ever healthy blueberry apple crisp.
What to serve with healthy blueberry apple crisp
I eat my healthy blueberry apple crisp with a scoop of my favorite vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt! The sweet notes from the melting ice cream with the warmth from the cinnamon baked apple crips are amazing!
If you are daring to try something new, you can even serve this vegan and gluten-free healthy blueberry apple crisp with some whipped cream or drizzle of caramel!
Make extra? How to store healthy blueberry apple crisp
I recommend eating this healthy blueberry apple crisp on the same day you make it! I love to enjoy it straight out of the oven. It really tastes the best then 🙂
However, if you have extras, and want to save if for the rest of the week, store in the original pie pan or dish with aluminum foil covering the top or in a covered airtight container in the fridge.
For best results, heat up in a oven save bowl or in the original baking dish at 350 F for 10 – 12 minutes. You can also microwave an individual serving for about 1 minute.
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Made with rolled oats, almond flour, and maple syrup, this easy healthy blueberry apple crisp is the best Fall treat! Ready in under an hour, this warm, cozy, and cinnamon apple crisp is gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free, making it the best healthy dessert. Add a scoop of ice cream or frozen yogurt, and you are set.
- 1 cup blueberries
- 2 pink lady apples
- 1 granny smith apple
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 2.5 Tbsp tapioca flour
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp coconut sugar
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/4 cup almond flour
- 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 2 Tbsp melted coconut oil
- Preheat your oven to 375F and lightly grease a pie or baking dish. Any size will work. If using baking dish 11×8 pan is the best.
- Core and slice your apples very thinly. About 1/8 inch thick.
- Toss sliced apples in mixing bowl with blueberries, lemon juice, tapioca flour, cinnamon, and coconut sugar.
- Pour into the pie pan or baking dish.
- In a separate bowl, mix together gluten-free or regular oats, almond flour, pecans or walnuts, cinnamon, and salt.
- Pour in maple syrup and melted coconut oil. Stir until well combined.
- Sprinkle crumble evenly on top of the blueberry and apple mixture.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes, covering top halfway through with aluminum foil if starting to brown.
- Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
You can use gluten-free or regular rolled oats.
Substitute coconut sugar for light brown sugar or granulated sugar.
Omit nuts if you have an allergy.
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Bake
- Cuisine: American
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