Use a spiralizer to skip the peeling and slicing in this easy apple crisp recipe. Plus the noodly texture of this gluten-free fruit dessert is a fun adaptation of traditional versions. Source:, December 2016

Breana Killeen




Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-by-13-inchbaking dish with cooking spray.

  • Using a spiral vegetable slicer or a vegetable peeler, cut apples into long, thick strands or strips. Toss with 3 tablespoons brown sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Transfer to the prepared dish.

  • Combine oats, almond meal, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Stir in butter. Crumble the mixture over the fruit.

  • Bake until the apples are soft,the filling is bubbling around the edges and the topping is golden brown, 50 to 55 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes before serving.


People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled "gluten-free," as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

196 calories; 7.2 g total fat; 2.8 g saturated fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 151 mg sodium. 115 mg potassium; 32 g carbohydrates; 4.1 g fiber; 19 g sugar; 3.1 g protein; 169 IU vitamin a iu; 5 mg vitamin c; 4 mcg folate; 33 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 19 mg magnesium; 9 g added sugar;

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This was delightful- I made no changes and served it with a spoonful of low fat vanilla yoghurt! Will be making this again very soon. Read More