A low-fat and vegan version of the traditional Apple Crisp - free of added oils but just as sweet and delicious. Perfect for any morning or even as a snack in the afternoon. Try serving it with a splash of non-dairy milk. Delish!
For the filling:
3 apples, finely chopped
2 teaspoons arrowroot powder or cornstarch
1/4 cup non-dairy milk or apple juice
Topping / Dry ingredients:
1 and 1/2 cups rolled oats
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of salt
Topping /Wet ingredients:
2 tablespoons maple syrup or agave syrup
1 tablespoon molasses
2 tablespoons apple sauce
1-2 tablespoons nut butter. (Optional for extra crispiness and texture. Skip for a low-fat version. For a nut-free version, use sunflower seeds butter)
Preheat oven to 180ºC.
Place apples, arrowroot powder and non-dairy milk in the bottom of a 24 x 16cm (or similar) and combine well.
In a large bowl, combine the topping dry ingredients. Place 1 cup of this mixture in the food processor container bowl and pulse several times. Return mixture to the bowl.
Add the topping wet ingredients to the dry mixture and combine using a spatula or a spoon.
Top the apples with the oat mixture and bake for 30 minutes at 180ºC until the topping is slightly brown.
Let stand for 5 minutes outside the oven before serving.
Optional: you can serve it with a splash of non-dairy milk.
Cuisinelow-fat, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free
Recipe by The Bright Bird at https://www.thebrightbird.com/vegan-apple-crisp/