apple-pear-cranberry crisp

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This is one of my favourite fibre-filled fruit combos. The addition of walnuts adds healthy monounsaturated and Omega-3 fats.

Filling:

  • 3 Granny Smith Apples, cored and sliced
  • 2 Bartlet Pears, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • Juice from one lemon
  • ½ Tsp. Cinnamon
  • ¼ Tsp. Nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp. Maple or Agave Syrup

Topping:

  • 4 Tbsp. chopped raw walnuts
  • 1 Cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 Cup whole wheat, spelt or quinoa flour
  • ¾ Cup dark brown sugar (or for a healthier, zero-calorie option, stevia extract)
  • ¼ Cup melted butter
  • 1 Tsp. cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the topping ingredients. Set aside.
  3. In a separate microwave safe bowl or pot on the oven, melt the butter. Add the walnuts, oats, flour, sugar/stevia, and cinnamon, stirring well to combine.
  4. Line the bottom of an 8″ x 8″ casserole dish with the fruit mixture and top with the rolled oat mixture.
  5. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes, or until the top is golden-brown.
  6. Serve warm.  *For a treat, serve with a scoop of vanilla or maple ice cream.

Adapted from: http://www.munchinwithmunchkin.com/2011/10/31/apple-pear-cranberry-crisp

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About Annika Voelpel

* former director of health & fitness programs at the sutton place hotel * former head therapist of duquette strength clinic * entering 10th year as a professional trainer * registered kinesiologist and active-rehabilitation specialist * level 1 track & field, gymnastics, dance, and aquatics coach * certified in the postural reprogramming system (PRS) * certified pilates instructor and acupressure massage practitioner * sports nutrition and healthy-cooking expert * seminar speaker and former presenter at the global youth assembly * former national level gymnast and competitive dancer * former varsity track and field competitor * experienced fitness model
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