Perfect Pear Berry Crisp | Healthy Recipes

perfect pear berry crisp

Author: Debra Atkinson
Recipe type: Dessert
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 45 mins

The best time for dessert is after a meal, when the impact of a sweet is offset by the protein, fat, and fiber you’ve had in the meal.

Keep extra sugar, in dried fruits, for special occasions.

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds red pears, cored, peeled, sliced
  • 2 cups blackberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 T fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons coconut flour
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice

Topping Ingredients:

  • 2 T coconut oil in solid form & ½ teaspoon for greasing pan
  • ⅔ cup raw almonds
  • ⅔ cup raw pecan halves
  • 4 dates pitted
  • 2 T shredded coconut (unsweetened)
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoons sea salt

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 F
  • Place pears & berries in a bowl.
  • Add the lemon juice, coconut flour, salt, cinnamon and allspice and stir to combine.
  • Grease a 1-quart baking dish with ½ tsp of coconut oil.
  • Place all of the topping ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the nuts are chopped and resemble oats.
  • Pour the fruit mixture into the baking dish and spread the topping evenly over it.
  • Bake for 35 minutes or until the juices are bubbling and the crisp is brown and crunchy

Recipe: Joanne Cicrich

 

 

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