This gluten-free, vegan, healthier apple crumble is made with such nutritious ingredients you can eat it for breakfast, but it’s also scrumptious enough to serve for dessert.

Healthier Apple Crumble

I think this is the easiest crumble ever- after chopping the apples, it can be thrown together in less than 5 minutes. And let me tell you, it is a crowd-pleaser- this crumble didn’t even last a full day in the Lee household!

Healthier Apple Crumble

The best thing about this healthier apple crumble is the ingredient list. From fresh organic apples to wholesome gluten-free rolled oats- there are only eight simple ingredients required. To give the crumble topping a lovely rich flavor, I used MELT® Organic spread rather than oil or butter.
Healthier Apple Crumble

MELT® Organic is a line of luscious, organic spreads made from healthy oils for butter lovers seeking a much healthier alternative, available in Rich & Creamy (original), Honey, and NEW Chocolate.

MELT® Organic is not owned by a giant, faceless corporation, but founded by a woman with severe health problems, who worked out of her kitchen to create a perfect blend of oils that would not only meet her health requirements but also satisfy her taste buds.
Healthier Apple Crumble

So, what makes MELT® Organic so fabulous?

  • It’s made from the Perfect Blend of the healthiest fruit- and plant-based organic oils: virgin coconut, flaxseed, hi-oleic sunflower, palm fruit, and canola.
  • It bakes, sizzles, drizzles, and melts just like butter, but with half the saturated fat and fewer calories.
  • MELT® Organic spreads are lactose free, dairy free, soy free, trans-fat free, vegan and gluten free.
  • Each variety is certified organic, kosher, and Non GMO (Non GMO Project Verified).
  • It’s made with Fair Trade Fair For Life certified organic virgin coconut oil and Rainforest Alliance certified organic palm fruit oil.
  • Each of the naturally sweetened MELT spreads (Honey and Chocolate) contain just 1 gram of sugar per serving.
  • None of the MELT® Organic​ products contain hydrogenated oils or artificial ingredients of any kind and they never will.
Healthier Apple Crumble
4.5 from 2 votes
Healthier Apple Crumble
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
For the apple filling:
  • 5 apples about 2 pounds, thinly sliced (peel, if desired, but I don't)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup honey would work, but is not vegan
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 lemon juiced
For the crumble topping:
  • 1 cup rolled oats use gluten free, if desired
  • 1/2 cup almond meal/flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil or butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray a 9-inch pie plate with a natural cooking spray.
  2. Combine all filling ingredients in a medium bowl and transfer to pie plate.
  3. Combine all crumble topping ingredients in a medium bowl.
  4. Sprinkle crumble mixture over the top of apples.
  5. Bake for about 40 minutes and until apples are of desired softness. If after 40 minutes, crumble topping is browning, but apples are not soft enough- place tin foil over the crumble and bake another 5-10 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool slightly before spooning out.
  7. Serve warm and with vanilla ice cream or coconut cream, if desired.
Author: Kim

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Healthier Apple Crumble

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Something to think about….

Have you tried Melt® Organic?

What’s your favorite fruity dessert? I know that’s a super hard question! I love apple desserts, but then there’s peach and cherry and strawberry and banana… oh no, don’t make me choose!

MELT® Organic is a line of luscious, organic spreads made from healthy oils for butter lovers seeking a much healthier alternative, available in Rich & Creamy (original), Honey, and NEW Chocolate.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of MELT Organic. The opinions and text are all mine.

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