This paleo apple crisp is a mouth-watering recipe with an almond flour crumb topping. It's one of many delicious gluten-free dessert recipes that I love.
It's easy to make and will fill your home with a wonderful apple-cinnamon aroma while baking.
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When baking sweets, especially for your friends, family, and children, one of the most loving things you can do is to bake healthy treats.
This apple crisp with an almond flour topping is a healthy option.
If you’re looking for a paleo apple crisp recipe that is nut-free, click for the best apple crisp recipe for that purpose. The crumb topping is made from coconut flour.
If you want other healthy apple recipes, don't miss our Cinnamon Apple Date Bars.
If you're into the healthy fats in coconut, you'll like the rich texture that coconut cream lends to this date cookies recipe.
If you like coconut, we've got lots of coconut-based gluten free dessert recipes here.
This apple crisp filling is moist and bubbly as it comes out of the oven. Th almond flour crumbs help add to the moisture.
It seems funny to me that some people search for a paleo apple crisp recipe with oats, since oats are not typically considered a paleo ingredient. This recipe sticks to a conventional understanding of paleo ingredients, and has an oat-free crumb topping.
I have my favorite type of apple for baking, but you may have your own favorite. Here are some types of apples people like for baking:
For this recipe, I HIGHLY recommend Granny Smith Apples. They are firm and ideal for cutting with an apple-peeler-corer-slicer. This tool allows for even baking by creating thin, even slices of apples.
For any recipe using almonds, I highly recommend sticking with organic almonds only. The herbicides used on conventionally grown almonds are a definite health concern. I like to use:
When making this paleo apple crisp recipe, you'll really want to have the following tools on hand:
Do you find it helpful to make and use a meal plan? I find it always makes my days go more smoothly, when I have a good plan.
It stops so much decision fatigue!
Here are some easy healthy gluten free recipes I've assembled for you:
Main Dish: Pinchos de Pollo (chicken kebabs)
Probiotic side dish: Homemade Sauerkraut--see How to Make Sauerkraut (plan to start this a week or so ahead of time)