This quick-to-prep sweet treat is a perfect way to welcome the autumn season. This would be a great dinner party ending.
Healthy Mini Apple Crisps Recipe
Makes 3 mini apple crisps in 4 oz. size ramekins.
- 1 apple diced with skin (I used Honeycrisp, but any variety will work. I cut apple into 16 slices, then diced).
- 2 tbsp 100% maple syrup
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- juice of 1 slice lemon
- fresh ginger grated to taste (I grated about 1/2 tsp with a microplane)
- 2 tbsp oat flour
- 2 tbsp oatmeal (Snoqualmie Falls Lodge brand #locallove)
- 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 pat of grass fed butter cut into super small cubes & divide into 3 (omit to lower fat content)
Note: This pic is before being baked in oven.
- Heat oven to 350° F.
- Place all ingredients (minus toppings) in a bowl and mix.
- Evenly distribute apples into 3 ramekins.
- Place all topping ingredients minus butter in same bowl and mix.
- Evenly distribute topping mixture over apples (about two tablespoons each) and butter on top.
- Add a tablespoon of water in each ramekin.
- Bake in oven for about 45 minutes.
Nutrition Facts per Serving:
- 148 calories
- Total Fat: 6.2g
- Saturated Fat 2g (omit butter for 0 saturated fat).
- Total Carbs: 24.7g
- Fiber: 3g
- Sugars: 13 g
- Protein: 1.6g
- Calcium: 17.2%
- Iron: 2%
- Potassium: 40mg
- Vitamin A: 4.2%
- Vitamin C: 8%
- Apples: good source of fiber, Vitamin C, & phytonutrients for anti inflammatory benefits & may help prevent disease, certain cancers, and bowel disorders.
- Cinnamon: for blood sugar control, improves colon health, & helps fight heart disease.
- Oats: manganese, phosphorus, vitamin b1, magnesium, fiber, and more.
- Ginger: for gastrointestinal relief, anti inflammatory effects, protection against certain cancers, & boosts immune function.
- Maple syrup: is all natural and doesn’t go through a refining process (which means it doesn’t lose nutrients) and is packed with vitamins, minerals, phytohormones, phytonutrients, and amino acids.
- Lemon juice: Vitamin C for immune health.
- Walnuts: your healthiest nut that lowers overall cholesterol and heart disease risk.
* Talk to your doctor or registered dietitian to see if these foods are right for you. Sources include whfoods, The Nutrition Source at Harvard, Today’s Dietitian, PubMed, & Nutrition Facts.org websites.