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Category Archives: Sweet Treats

New Recipe: Clean Apple & Pear Crumble

New Recipe: Clean Apple & Pear Crumble

As we move into the Winter months our bodies thrive with warmer meals, food which nourishes and comforts us.

With the long weekend upon us in the Eastern States of Australia, it’s the perfect time to make our Clean Apple & Pear Crumble. A delicious gluten free dessert using seasonal produce and healthy fats. You won’t be disappointed.

Ingredients (Serves 8)

  • 6 apples, peeled and diced
  • 6 pears, peeled and diced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 125g grass-fed butter, softened
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup rapadura (or coconut) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil, melted

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and lightly grease a pie dish with the melted oil. 
  2. Place the apples, pears and cinnamon sticks into a medium saucepan with ¼ cup of water. Bring to a simmer over a medium-high heat and continue to simmer gently for 10-15 minutes or until fruit has softened. Remove the cinnamon sticks and transfer the fruit and natural juices to the pie dish.
  3. Combine the butter, almond meal, shredded coconut, rapadura, cinnamon and sea salt in a bowl. Using your hands, rub the butter into the ingredients until it is well combined. Toss through macadamias.
  4. Sprinkle the crumble mix evenly over the fruit and transfer to the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden.
  5. Serve the crumble warm with your favourite natural or coconut yoghurt.

Recipe developed with the assistance of Min Benstead, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Recipe Creator for TNN. Learn more in Meet Min here.

Image by Sarah Craven Photography.

New Recipe: Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding

New Recipe: Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding

Carrot for breakfast? Carrots are known to be rich in beta-carotene, an antioxidant which can help naturally boost your immune system this cold and flu season.  Why not try our Carrot and Walnut Chia Pudding this weekend, you will be pleasantly surprised. Ingredients (Serves 1) 1/4 cup chia seeds 200ml unsweetened almond milk 1 teaspoon Heilala Vanilla… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Clean Anzac Biscuits

New Recipe: Clean Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits are an Australian classic and have long been associated with Anzac Day. Traditionally made using rolled oats and butter, we’ve created a gluten and dairy free version which we are sure you will love.  Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand Army Corps… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Mango & Blueberry Ice Blocks

New Recipe: Mango & Blueberry Ice Blocks

With summer in full swing, sometimes all you feel like is an icy cold sweet treat. To avoid reaching for ice cream we have created a delicious, dairy free and refined sugar free mango and blueberry ice block recipe. The coconut milk creates a beautiful soft and creamy texture for a healthful dessert, made with our favourite fresh seasonal fruits… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Turmeric Panna Cotta

New Recipe: Turmeric Panna Cotta

We’ve put a healthy spin on this much loved Italian dessert and it’s the perfect sweet treat to impress your guests. Made with coconut milk and coconut yoghurt it’s a fantastic dairy free alternative that’s just as creamy and delicious as the real thing. Paired with turmeric and grass fed gelatin, which promotes digestion, skin health,… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Chocolate Brownie Bites 

New Recipe: Chocolate Brownie Bites 

It seems a lot of you are going crazy for our Chocolate Brownie Bites that featured on Everyday Health, which is fantastic. They are a sneak peek from the soon-to-be released The Real Food Athlete, so the recipe hasn’t been available until now, but I’m sharing it with you today because I’d love to give you a taste of how… Continue Reading