Fall Flavors: Wonderful Apple Crisp, Easy, Quick, and Delicious!

This apple crisp is the perfect addition to your evening meal or even a brunch! It is quick and easy to make in under an hour and SO delicious by itself or topped with ice cream!

Prep time: 10 minutes Bake time: 35 minutes Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients: 5-6 apples (mix of granny smith and gala for best results)

1/4 cup AP flour

1/2 cup white sugar

2 tbsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

4 tbsp butter, cold and cubed

1/4 cup lemon juice

Topping ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats (quick or old fashioned)

1/4 cup AP flour

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

3 tbsp butter, melted

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

caramel sauce (optional)


  1. Prepare a 9 by 9 casserole dish with cooking oil or line with foil, set aside.
  2. Wash, peel, and cut apples into slices, then place in a large bowl.
  3. Pour lemon juice over prepared apple slices and mix.
  4. Add the flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cold butter to the bowl with the apple slices and mix until well combined.
  5. Pour the apple mixture in the prepared dish and spread evenly.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and chopped pecans, and mix.
  7. Add the melted butter and vanilla into topping mixture and combine until crumbly.
  8. Spread the topping mixture evenly over the apple mixture.
  9. Bake for about 35 minutes on 350 degrees, or until the topping is golden brown and the apples are tender.
  10. Remove from oven and let cool for about 10 minutes and then drizzle with your favorite caramel sauce.
  11. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes: You may replace all purpose flour with almond flour and white sugar with coconut sugar, and butter with coconut oil for a healthier option. It is delicious by itself, but also delicious topped with vanilla ice cream.

Fall Flavors: Pumpkin Spice Applesauce Waffles, Healthy and Amazing!

These deceptively healthy applesauce waffles are the perfect make ahead breakfast for your busy family because they freeze wonderfully! They are sweet, delicious, and pumpkin spicey!

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 7-8 minutes Total time: 10-15 minutes Servings: 6-8 waffles

Ingredients: 10 tbsp AP flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tbsp white or coconut sugar

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

2 tsp vanilla

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

6 tbsp water


  1. Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Add the vanilla, applesauce, and water to the bowl until just combined.
  3. Let the batter sit and spray a waffle maker of your choice with cooking spray and let it heat up.
  4. Use a 1/4 cup to spoon the waffle batter into the waffle maker and let each waffle cook for 7-8 minutes, or until the waffle is lightly browned.
  5. Remove the waffles from heat and serve with butter pecan or maple syrup.
  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes: If you are planning to freeze these waffles, let them cool completely and place them in an airtight ziploc bag or container and freeze for up to a month. Heat them up in a the oven or toaster when ready to eat. You may add in anything of your choice like: walnuts, pecans, chocolate chips, or fruit.