Sometimes you want dessert, but you also want something healthy. Enter this healthy blueberry crisp. Made with delicious fresh blueberries and a yummy healthy crumble, this is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. I also love that it is super quick and easy to make and has healthy fats that will help kill any sugar cravings.
What You’ll Need
High i Vitamin K, C and Manganese blueberries are full of benefits for your whole body. Full of phenol, specifically gallic acid, they act as a neuro-protective agent and help to boost focus and memory. They also help to support digestion by helping to balance gut bacteria.
These guys help lower cholesterol because they have a type of soluble fiber called beta-glucans. This fiber also makes them filling too! Beta-glucans also help to boost the immune system by activating macrophages (the guys that fight fungus, bacteria, and toxins). I also love that they are low in glycemic index meaning they will prevent blood sugar spikes.
Full of healthy fats almond butter will help keep you fuller, longer. Almonds also help to boost energy while helping regulate blood pressure and aid weight loss.
It is great for fighting diabetes because it lowers blood sugar and improves the body’s response to insulin. Rich in antioxidants cinnamon also helps to fight inflammation due to the flavonoids in it.
Because it is a medium chain triglyceride (MCT) it helps combat against fatigue and brain fog, increases metabolism and controls blood sugar levels. It’s also great for bone strength and promotes nutrient absorption in the digestive track!
This natural source of sugar has loads of antioxidants and has a lower glycemic than other sweeteners. Because it is rich in polyphenols it helps fight against inflammatory diseases like arthritis and IBD.
Healthy Blueberry Crisp
Servings: 8 servings
3 cups blueberries
1 cup oats
1/2 cup sliced almonds
2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
1/4 cup maple syrup
Add blueberries to a baking dish.
In a separate bowl add oats, almonds, cinnamon, coconut oil and maple syrup.
Fold together until combined.
Spoon crumble mixture over blueberries.
Bake at 400F for 30 minutes (covered), then uncover and cook for 10 minutes of until golden brown on top.