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Apple Crumble Parfaits

7 June, 2017

By Casey-Lee Lyons

This recipe was designed by Brisbane nutritionist and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons from Live Love Nourish. For more healthy recipes please visit LiveLoveNourish

Using whole food ingredients that nourish your body this sugar free recipe is a delicious treat, dinner party dessert or even a fun breakfast.

This recipe is gluten and grain free, sugar free (and sweetener free), dairy free and vegan/egg free.

Magical Ingredients:

• 2 large green apples, peeled, thinly sliced
• 1 tsp virgin coconut oil
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon
• pinch nutmeg
• 150g dairy free yoghurt*

Crumble:

• 1/2 cup almond meal (60mg)
• 1/2 cup organic desiccated coconut (45g)
• 1 tbs virgin coconut oil (20ml)
• 1 tbs almond butter (20g)
• 1/2 tsp vanilla powder
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon
• pinch nutmeg
• 2 tbs flaked or slivered almonds (20g)

What To Do:

• Begin by making crumble - pre-heat fan-forced oven to 170'C.
• Melt coconut oil with almond butter in a small saucepan.
• In a mixing bowl combine almond meal, coconut, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg and pour in melted oil/almond butter.
• Combine well. Stir through flaked almonds.
• Spread crumble onto a baking tray and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden. (Check half way to prevent burning).
• Meanwhile melt coconut oil in a small saucepan, add apples, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook over low-medium heat and stir frequently until apples are softened.
• Assemble parfaits in glasses with layers of apple, yoghurt and crumble and repeat.
• Serve warm or place in fridge to chill.

Personalise this recipe:

• If you have a sweet tooth you can add a touch of natural sweetener to your crumble (such as coconut sugar, coconut flower nectar, maple syrup, rice malt syrup or raw honey).
• Use chopped macadamia nuts or walnuts in place of flaked almonds.

Recipe Tips:

• Choose a plant-based sugar free yoghurt such as @luzalmond almond yoghurt.

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