A Heart-Healthy Desserts & Snacks Recipe
- 10 apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
- 1½ cups apple juice
- 3 Tbsp. ground cinnamon, divided
- 1½ tsp. ground nutmeg, divided
- 4 cups steel cut oats
- ½ cup amaranth flour
- 1½ cups pure maple syrup
- ¼ cup walnut oil
- Fresh whipped cream or ice cream (optional)
Preheat oven to 350° F. Spread apples in a large baking dish and cover with apple juice. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cinnamon and ½ teaspoon nutmeg. Place oats in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons cinnamon, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, and the flour, and toss to mix. Add maple syrup and walnut oil and blend well (mixture should be crumbly). Spread the mixture over the apples. Bake 40 minutes, or until apples are tender and juices are bubbling. Let cool. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutrition Facts (per serving)*: Calories 425, Fat 9 g, Sodium 10 mg, Carbs 81 g, Fiber 9 g, Protein 8 g
*Does not include optional ingredients.