Saskatoon Crumble

As you will know by reading my article The Best Berry, Saskatoons are my favorite and I am happy to eat them just as they are.  For fun I do enjoy a crumble or pie so here is the yummy crumble recipe.

As I don’t use sugar for my baking I often use stevia which is the healthy option.  The stevia plant is incredibly sweet and also incredibly good for you.  The leaf is 30 times sweeter than sugar while extracts are 300-400 times sweeter.  The best stevia will, therefore, be the one that retains some whole food value and is water-based.  Liquid forms will be less processed.  Go here to learn How to Get the Best Stevia Without the Bitterness

Oats – are a low-calorie food that provides high levels of fiber and low levels of fat.  They help tp stabilizes blood sugar and reduces the risk of diabetes while removing bad cholesterol.

If you want gluten-free oats, here is a very good one Harvest Gluten Free Organic Rolled Old Fashioned Oats which is good for cooked oatmeal porridge. For making a crumble, it is better to have one like this: Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free Quick Cooking Rolled Oats

Brown Rice Flour – Has become a staple in my baking adding fiber and nutrition.   It assists in weight loss, helps reduce cholesterol and balances energy.  It is low cost and adds a somewhat dry gritty crumbly texture.

Brown rice syrup is made from cooked brown rice, which is fermented by adding enzymes to turn the starches in the rice into sugars. Brown rice syrup is absorbed easily into our system, leaving less for fat accumulation in contrast with regular sugar. It is a complex sugar thus takes longer to digest and does not create the sugar high that the simple sugars do.

For this recipe and all my recipes, I use Himalayan salt which is actually good for you!

SASKATOON BERRY BASE

Ingredients:
3 cups saskatoons
1/2 tsp Stevia – light liquid (Sunny Dew is best)
1/2 cup water

Directions:
1. Mix water and Stevia together.
2. Mix in berries.
3. Place berry mixture in a baking dish.

CRUMBLE TOPPING

Ingredients:
1/2
cup brown rice flour
1 cup rolled oats
1 tsp. salt
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup rice syrup
1/2 tsp Stevia – light liquid (Sunny Dew is best)

Directions:
1. Mix dry ingredients together.
2. Mix oil, Stevia and honey and add to dry ingredients.
3. Mix thoroughly.
4. Sprinkle on top of fruit and pat down.
5. Bake at 350º F. oven for approximately 40 minutes.

Oatmeal Nutrition:

Oats have lots of manganese, are a very good source of selenium, vitamin B1, dietary fiber, magnesium, protein and phosphorus.
1 bowl of oatmeal a day (3 grams of soluble oat fiber) typically lowers total cholesterol by 8-23%.

More Delicious Healthy Crumble Recipes

Blueberry Crumble
Peach Berry Crumble

Delicious Peach Berry Crumble -This peach berry crumble is delicious and makes a wonderful dessert!

Pear Hazelnut Crumble -This is a very healthy dessert filled with healthy pears, coconut oil, oats and the hazelnuts which go so well with the pears making it extra yummy. In the fall I picked so many pears from a friend’s tree that I had to get creative and this is one very yummy result.

 Blueberry Crumble Is Delicious And Very Healthy – This blueberry crumble recipe is so yummy and easy to make. It is very healthy too without all that sugar that a crumble usually has. Also, if you use gluten-free oats then it is gluten-free too.

Delicious Plum Crumble is a Healthy Dessert – This plum crumble is delicious and very healthy too because there is no white sugar in it. Also, it is extremely easy to make this dessert.

Deluxe Mango Crumble – Something about mangoes makes them luxurious and when made into a crumble they become divine. This crumble is gluten-free and made with healthy ingredients.

Strawberry Crumble – This delicious crumble recipe is sugar-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free.  I make this from the strawberries I grow, which are of course organic. It is important to use organic strawberries as they are one of the Dirty Dozen.

Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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    • Donna, all of my recipes are refined sugar free. Only small amounts of healthy sugars are used. Also, almost all of my recipes are GF except because some people consider oats gluten. I do not if you get the right oats.