by Elizabeth

paleo crisp
Please note: This recipe was adapted from one by BIG EATS… tiny kitchen. Go here to see the original.


1 1/2 cups green apples, peeled and diced
3 cups fresh strawberries, quartered (with stems removed)
1 tablespoon of maple syrup
1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon of pure vanilla extract
3 tablespoons of arrowroot


1 cup of almond flour
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup finely chopped nuts (I used raw hazelnuts)
1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray an 8″ x 8″ baking dish with nonstick spray or rub with coconut oil. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine filling ingredients. Place filling ingredients into 8″ x 8″ baking dish. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine almond meal, salt, baking powder, melted coconut oil, and maple syrup. Mix in walnuts and shredded unsweetened coconut. Mixture will look like wet badder.
  4. Sprinkle or crumble topping over fruit filling.
  5. Bake at 350F for 35 to 40 minutes or until top is golden brown and filling is bubbling.
  6. Allow to cool for 5 minutes and then dig in.Optional: top with fresh homemade whipped cream, or dairy-free homemade whipped cream using chilled cream from coconut milk. (See the Whipped Cream section on my List of Substitutions.)