It's basically apple pie without the gluten or dairy!
This is one of my favorite easy ways to make a clean, quick dessert out of just a handful of ingredients!
I love a good apple pie but with my gluten and dairy restrictions I am often forced to get a little creative in how I make treats. This will take less than 15 mins and is SO delicious and packed with gut friendly ingredients that will nurture your microbiome (apples = pectin = prebiotic fiber = good).
Apples have a cooling nature for the body and are excellent sources of quercetin and healthy fiber. If your gut is sensitive you may try to peel the apple however the cooking process will soften the skin.
- 1 apple
- 1 tsp coconut oil (or however much you like!)
- 2 tbs raw walnuts (I break into small pieces)
- 2 tbs raisins
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon)
- Stevia (optional or use another sweetener)
- Coconut whipped cream (optional)
1) First prepare the apple into very thin slices, the thinner the faster it will cook.
2) Heat coconut oil in medium size pan on medium heat.
3) Add apple slices and begin to sauté the apples, stirring frequently so that both sides of the slices begin to cook evenly.
4) When apples are halfway cooked (usually 4-5 minutes), add raisins, walnuts, spices and sweetener of choice. I prefer a few drops of liquid stevia, just a touch since the cooking brings out the natural sweetness of the apple.
5) When the apple has cooked completely, place everything into a dish and allow to cool for a few minutes before adding a generous dollop of coconut whipped cream (or eat plain!).
Let me know if you try this and how it went for you!
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