Easy Apple Crumble

Looking for a desert that is gluten-free, sugar free, dairy free, vegan and grain free? Well look no further! 

I’ll take a gander you will like this recipe even if you don’t have any pesky food allergies.

The measurements and cooking time are totally adjustable.

Ingredients:

  • Two apples, sliced
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • Juice and zest of 1/2 lemon
  • Cinnamon to taste

Steps:

  1. Melt coconut oil in microwave in baking pan
  2. Mix rest of ingredients in baking pan–except lemon zest
  3. Top with lemon zest
  4. Bake @ 450 for 20 minutes

This desert was a huge hit at my house and I will be making more next time. Best wishes in your baking experiments!-Julie

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Butternut Squash and Green Apple Soup

A picture is worth a thousand words. Except when I’m trying to photograph soup-then not so much. I wish I could capture the rich orange color of this soup–you will just have to make it yourself and see! It is a very unusual combination of sweet and spicy. Not only it is delicious-it may even help you clear out ye olde sinuses.

Ingredients:

  • One cooked butternut squash
  • One very large onion or two small onions
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter (to make it Paleo leave out butter and add more coconut oil)
  • 2-3 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 green apple, peeled & chopped
  • Large chunk ginger (@ 1-2 inches) peeled & grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper (or paprika if red pepper is too spicy)
  • 4 cups water

Cook onions in butter and coconut oil until soft over low heat, stirring frequently. Add garlic and cook another minute. Then add rest of ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer @ 20 minutes. Puree with stick blender leaving some cubes of apple for texture.