Apple Crisp; Dessert or Breakfast?

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Apple Crisp; Dessert or Breakfast?

As a coach, I am always looking for new recipes for my challengers.  This one immediately caught my eye when I saw it. Why? Because it only has 4 ingredients, requires little prep time and looks like it would be great as a healthy dessert or even breakfast.  In fact, I’m making this delicious recipe for my family to enjoy this Thanksgiving, but you can enjoy it for any holiday meal. It features apples, oats, walnuts and a little maple syrup. I don’t know, you decide!

Apple Crisp Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 18 minutes

Serves:4-5

Ingredients

4 cups peeled, sliced apples

3 TBsp. pure maple syrup, divided use (GRADE B recommended)

1 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided use

1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (you can also use gluten-free)

1/4 cup of finely chopped walnuts

Preparation
1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
2. Combine apples, 2 Tbsp. maple syrup, and ½ tsp. cinnamon in a medium baking dish; mix well. Set aside.
3. Combine oats, walnuts, remaining 1 Tbsp. maple syrup, and remaining ½ tsp. cinnamon in a medium bowl; mix well.
4. Top apple mixture with oat mixture. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until apples are soft.

If you are using the 21 day fix eating plan, 1 serving is equal to 1/2 yellow, 1 purple, 1/2 blue.

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