Sugar-Free Gluten-Free Pear and Apple Pistachio Crisp
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In Day 20 of the Authors’ Gluten-Free Recipes and Authors’ Gluten-Free Recipes Event , I present Amie Valpone’s sugar-free gluten free apple crisp with the exceptional pairing with pears and pistachhio . I cannot tell you what a delight this recipe is. As an oat, pear, and pistachio lover, the apples are just an added bonus for me. Oats are so healthy for you, with the exception of those who are oat intolerant. For dairy-free dieters, all you have to do is substitute the butter for a dairy-free buttery spread, and you’re good to go. Enjoy!
Though not an author, Amie definitely should be! Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of The Healthy Apple website; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef to celebrities, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free ‘Clean’ recipes for the home cook. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too.
You may connect with Amie on website, The Healthy Apple; or via Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3 pears, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup gluten-free all purpose flour
1/4 cup finely chopped pistachios
1/4 cup gluten-free oats
2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking dish with nonstick baking spray.
In a medium bowl, combine stevia, 1 tablespoon melted butter, cinnamon and orange zest. Add apples and pears; gently toss to combine. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking dish.
In a small bowl, combine gluten-free flour, pistachios, gluten-free oats, and remaining butter. Using your fingers, mix to form a crumb texture; sprinkle over apples. Drizzle with freshly squeezed orange juice. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes or until bubbling. Uncover and bake for another 20 minutes.
Remove from oven; set aside to cool for 10 minutes before serving.