Ready for a healthy January dessert? This apple crisp from personal chef Amie Valpone is made with KIND Healthy Grains Clusters–a unique gluten-free granola made from 100% whole grains including amaranth, quinoa, oats, millet and buckwheat–instead of flour. Use dairy-free butter and chocolate chips to make it a vegan treat.
Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Apple Crisp
1-3/4 cups Kind Healthy Grains Cinnamon Oat Clusters with Flax Seeds
1 Tbsp. vegan (dairy-free) butter, melted
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp. dairy-free chocolate chips
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
6 Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
1 tsp. unsweetened coconut flakes
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking dish with nonstick baking spray; set aside.
2. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl; gently toss to combine. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking dish.
3. Bake for 20 minutes or until apples are tender.
4. Remove from oven; set aside for 10 minutes to cool before serving.
5. Serve warm.
Nutritional information per serving: 171 calories, 33 g carbs, 5 g fat, 2 g protein, 13 g sodium
For more gluten-free recipes from Amie Valpone, visit TheHealthyApple.com, or follow her on Facebook and Twitter at @TheHealthyApple.
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