Healthy and Vegan Pear Crisp

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May. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Quick rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Whole wheat flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Flax seed meal 1 Tablespoon
Nutmeg/1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Vegan butter/Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Pears 11 , quartered lengthwise and sliced (8 Cup)
Lemon 1 , juiced
White flour 1 Tablespoon
Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Maple syrup 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Spray 8-inch pie dish with vegetable oil. Set aside. (Or use ramekins or lined cupcake tins for individual servings)

2. Preheat oven to 350F.

MAKING

3. Combine sliced pears, lemon juice, white flour, cinnamon, and maple syrup. Pour into prepared pie dish.

4. In same bowl, mix dry ingredients of topping, oats, brown sugar, flour, flax meal, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

5. Add cold butter (or margarine) and mush together with hands until crumbly.

6. Spread evenly over filling.

7. Bake for 30 minutes or until filling is soft when pierced with a fork. If topping gets too dark, cover with foil.

SERVING

8. Serve warm or cold. Spoon into dessert bowls.

TIP

Substitute apples, plums, peaches, rhubarb, berries, etc or a combination of a few.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 339Calories from Fat 53

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 31 mg1.29%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.3%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 35 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet