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Blueberry crisp with ice cream and oats

Healthy Lemon Blueberry Crisp {Gluten Free}

  • Author: Maggie
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This healthy lemon blueberry crisp is gluten free and vegan. It serves a crowd and is always a favorite summertime dessert!


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Ingredients

Crisp topping

  • 1 1/4 cup oats, divided
  • 1 1/4 cup almonds, divided
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted

Blueberry layer

  • 2 pints or 4 cups of blueberries
  • 1/2 lemon, zested
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 and prepare an 8×8 baking dish, set aside. 
  2. Using a food processor or blender, pulverize 1 cup of oats and 1 cup of almonds until finely ground and place in a large bowl. 
  3. Add cinnamon, salt, cardamom and chia seeds to bowl with ground oats and almonds. Chop remaining 1/4 cup of almonds with a knife and add to dry mixture. Stir to combine. 
  4. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients for the crisp topping – 1 tsp vanilla, maple syrup and coconut oil. Once mixed together, add to the large bowl with dry ingredients. Mix to combine and set aside. 
  5. To make the blueberry layer, place the blueberries in a bowl with the cornstarch, lemon zest and maple syrup. Option to smash some blueberries lightly against the bowl using a spatula. Once mixed and the cornstarch is dispersed, add in remaining ingredients of salt and vanilla. 
  6. Pour the blueberry mixture in the 8×8 pan and crumble the crisp topping evenly over top. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup of whole rolled oats on top and bake in oven for 25-28 minutes or until crisp turns light brown. 

Notes

It’s best served with ice cream!

Keywords: blueberry crisp, healthy crisp, healthy blueberry crisp, gluten free crisp

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