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Holiday Coconut Apple Crisp

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Just in time for the holidays! Here’s a #FitMenCook spin on a holiday classic.  All the great flavors and spices that you look for each season but with much less guilt of using tons of overly processed ingredients.

Ingredients for five 4.40z jars:

  • Apple filling:
    • 3 large granny smith apples
    • ~1/8 cup tapioca starch (or arrowroot starch)
    • 3 tbsp coconut sugar (or zero calorie sweetener, this will change the macros)
    • 3 tbsp raw, organic honey
    • juice from 2 tangerines or mandarins
    • 1 tbsp cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp allspice (optional)
  • Crisp/Crust
    • 3/4 cup rolled oats
    • 2 tbsp coconut flour
    • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)
    • 3 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
    • 2 tbsp coconut sugar (or zero calorie sweetener, this will change the macros)
    • 1/2 – 1 tsp cinnamon, depending on preferences

Steps:

  1. Set oven to 375 F.
  2. Core apples and chop into smaller pieces.
  3. In a bowl, mix chopped apples with all of the ingredients of the pie filling. Stir with a spatula and set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix rolled oats with the ingredients of the pie crisp/crust.
  5. Add apple mixture to jars or medium casserole baking dish, and top with the crust.
  6. Bake in the oven for at least 30 minutes or until the top has browned and the apples are soft.
  7. I enjoyed this with Arctic Zero 150 calorie ice cream.

Approximate Macros for 1 of 5 servings/jars:

330 calories, 3g protein, 53g carbs, 15g fat, 5g fiber, 36g sugar

Note: to lessen the amount of sugar in this recipe, you can use zero calorie sweetener and reduce the amount of raw, organic honey.

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