Apple Blueberry Crisp


Apple Blueberry Crisp 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 3 apples (whatever is in season), peeled
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice or the juice from half a lime
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup butter (or coconut oil), melted

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Peel and dice the apples into 1/2" cubes. Place them in a medium bowl and toss with lime juice.
  3. Add the blueberries and fold until combined.
  4. Pour into a pie dish or 8 X 8 baking dish. Sprinkle with the cinnamon.
  5. In a small bowl mix the brown sugar, flour, oats, pecans, pumpkin pie spice, and ginger. Pour in the butter and mix with a fork until the mixture resembles crumbles.
  6. Spread the crumble topping on top of the fruit. If you would like, top with a few more pecans.
  7. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until the top is browned and the filling is bubbly.
  8. Allow to cool slightly.

Yield:

8 servings

Source:

Allison Mars is a senior in the dietetics program at Boston University and a volunteer at Dana-Farber. She is looking forward to a career as a clinical RD and loves cooking and sharing healthy food with everyone.


 
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  • Nutrition Tip

    This recipe is full of healthful ingredients with cancer fighting properties. You may be thinking of the apples and blueberries but don't ignore the spices. Both ginger and cinnamon contain cancer fighting properties as well. They are anti-inflammatory and can help boost your immune system.

    This recipe is a sweet way to end a meal with some delicious nutrition. It is easy to make this recipe gluten-free by choosing gluten-free oats and a flour like quinoa or brown rice, or dairy free by using coconut oil in place of butter.


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