In celebration of the publication of Gut-Loving Cookbook by Lisa & Alana McFarlane of The Gut Stuff, here is a lovely desert recipe from the book, bound to please every sweet-toothed person in the family.
From Gut-Loving Cookbook by Lisa & Alana Macfarlane:
The perfect end to a Sunday roast! Alana x
4 apples (skin on), roughly chopped
1 pear (skin on), roughly chopped
100ml (3½ fl oz) water
100g (3½ oz) rolled oats
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
milk kefir yogurt (homemade, or shopbought) or dairy-free alternative, to serve
- Preheat the oven to 180°C fan/200°C/400°F/gas mark 6.
- Place the apple, pears and water in a deep, heavy-based pan over a lowmedium heat. Cook gently for 15 minutes until softened.
- Add the oats, cinnamon, maple syrup and coconut oil to a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
- Spread the fruit mixture over the base of a baking dish. Top with the oat mix and bake for 15–20 minutes until the oats are golden. To serve, top the crumble with a spoonful of milk kefir yogurt.
Leftover crumble can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated before serving.
+ Fibre and Variety –
Add a handful of frozen cranberries when you’re cooking the apples and pears.
This berry crumble recipe features in Lisa and Alana Macfarlane’s new book The Gut-Loving Cookbook.