Apple Blueberry Walnut Crisp

Apple Blueberry Walnut Crisp

Florida blueberry season is just around the corner. It’s the best time to find perfectly plump and juicy blueberries to indulge in. Best of all, you can indulge without feeling guilty. They make for a great snack when you want something sweet but don’t want to sabotage your healthy efforts.

Blueberries may be small, but they sure pack a mighty nutritional punch. They are full of antioxidants and offer several health benefits, including heart health, bone strength, skin health, blood pressure, diabetes management, cancer prevention, and mental health.

Blueberries are low in sodium and phosphorus, making them suitable for a kidney-friendly diet.

This apple blueberry walnut crisp is a twist on a dessert classic. It’s the perferct low-calorie, low-fat dessert. Plus, it’s quick and easy to make. In addition to the blueberries, the walnuts add another layer of health benefits with their heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

Apple Blueberry Walnut Crisp – Low-Calorie, Low-Fat Dessert

Prep time        Cook time       Yields               Serving Size

10 minutes      40 minutes      6 servings        1 scoop



3 large red or golden delicious apples (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

(about 4 cups)

2 tbsp whole wheat flour

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

2 tbsp packed brown sugar

1/2 pint blueberries (1 cup)


Crisp topping:

3/4 C walnuts, very finely chopped

1/4 C old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats

2 tbsp whole wheat flour

2 tbsp ground flaxseed

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

2 tbsp packed brown sugar

1/8 tsp salt

2 tbsp canola oil



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  1. Combine the apples, brown sugar, flour, vanilla, and cinnamon in a large bowl and toss to coat. Gently toss in the blueberries. Place the apple mixture in an 8 x 8-inch baking dish and set aside.
  1. To make the topping, combine the walnuts, oats, brown sugar, whole wheat flour, flaxseed, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl. Add the canola oil and stir until the dry ingredients are well coated.
  2. Spread the topping evenly over the fruit mixture. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until the fruit is tender and the topping is golden brown (cover with foil if the topping browns too quickly).

Recipe courtesy of Everwell.

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