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Big Apple Crumble

by Marissa on November 3, 2011

Lately, apples are everywhere I turn and I’ve been taking full advantage as if you couldn’t tell from my healthy Halloween post.

Earlier this week, while eyeing the apples on my kitchen counter, I decided to cook up an apple crumble sans refined sugar. Here’s the delicious treat I ended up with:

Big Apple Crumble

Preheat the oven to 350.

Cube an apple and toss the pieces onto a lines baking sheet.

In a bowl, mix 1/2 cup oats, 1 tsp coconut sugar (a low glycemic alternative sweetener), 1 tsp coconut oil, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 tsp chia seeds, a pinch of sea salt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Spoon the mixture on top of the apples and bake for about 20 minutes.

Dust with cinnamon and serve.


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