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Clean Apple Crisp

August 10, 2014


Apple crisp has to be one of my favorite desserts. It's a comfort food, it's delicious, and if you think about it - it contains two main ingredients that the body thrives on. Substitute a few of the other ingredients for healthier options, and you have a much more nutritional way to enjoy this comfort food. Apples and oats are some of my everyday staples for food. As I was planning my menu for this upcoming week, I remembered I had apples I needed to use before they went bad. The apple crisp idea immediately came to me. This is a cleaner way to make it. It may not taste as sweet and fabulous as you grew up with, but since it is such a healthier alternative, it's worth it.

  • 6-8 apples  (I love green apples)
  • 1 cup of health oats
  • 1 cup of unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 2 tablespoons of light butter 
  • Ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup of Stevia or sugar substitute of choice
  • 1/2 cup of light brown sugar or brown sugar splenda
  • 3 tablespoons of oat/coconut/almond/wheat flour
  • Optional: almond silvers or any type of nut
  • Optional: protein powder
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
What you do:
  • Preheat over to 350 degrees
  • Slice apples
  • Mix Stevia, cinnamon, and a tablespoon of flour all together in a small bowl.


  • Spray pan of choice with nonstick spray
  • Place apples along the bottom of pan
  • Sprinkle dry ingredients over apples
  • Pour half a cup of unsweetened almond milk over apples and sweetened mixture.
  • In a medium-large sized bowl mix oats, half a cup of almond milk, 2 tablespoons of flour, light brown sugar, butter, and any other optional ingredients you wish to add
  • Pour mixture over top of the apples - the mixture should be bettwen thick and creamy to crumbled. 
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes. I usually bake longer because I like the apples really soft.
  • Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
This vary based upon different ingredents, specific brands, and portions used. This is to be used as a guide only.
Serving size: 8
  •    Calories: 125
  •    Fat: 2g
  •    Carbohydrates: 23g
  •    Sugar: 10g
  •    Fiber: 4g
  •    Protein: 2g

17 comments

  1. Thanks for sharing this delicious treat! I will attempt this soon. Where did you get your oatmeal and almond slivers from?

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    1. Amond Slivers are from Harris Teeter and the oatmeal is from Target. They have a great, new healthy line of "Simply Balanced" organic products that is super affordable and healthy.

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  2. LOVING your new blog makeover!! So clean and fresh. Great recipe. Love you!

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  3. This looks so good. And I'm especially glad you used Green apples. They are my favorite.

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  4. Hey Liz, I just wanted to say, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the blog re-vamp. So clean and pretty. Keep up the amazing work! I'll be giving your apple crisp recipe a try this week.

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  5. i have never had apple crisp - yum! i am in love with the new blog design gorgeous!

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  6. As usual this looks absolutely yummy!

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  7. YUM!!! I love apple crisp - so excited to have a clean recipe!!!

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  8. This looks delicious! There are few things I love as much as apple crisps or apple desserts in general- love this healthier option!

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  9. Apple Crisp is one of my favorite desserts too. This looks so yummy.

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  10. Looks yummy! I might have to try this recipe when I'm craving something sweet. I love apples!

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  11. Yum! This sounds really good! I just love apples!

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  12. I just made a foil version for camping that looks sooo much like this. Great minds man we think alike!

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