Thursday, September 23, 2010

Apple Quinoa Cobbler

Yesterday, was my sweet hubby's birthday!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Each year I make him his birthday meal (which will not be posted on here) THANK YOU to my mother-in-law! He has had this same meal for atleast 6 years, thanks to me and who know how many years before that! He loves this meal!!!!! For dessert - I was stuck... I usually make a cake or we go and get ice cream but not this year! I wanted something new!!! He loves Apples. I wanted to make him something that was delicious but healthy at the same time!

I love making Apple Pie. My Godmother showed me her recipe 15 years ago and I haven't changed a thing - YET! This year I will be making some subtle changes, you know, to make it a little healthier! :) Maybe, not so much sugar and brown sugar and maybe more apples and a different type of crust but the flavors, I will keep!

I thought about making a pie for my sweet husband but didn't have all of the ingredients on hand. Thinking fast I decided to try more of a cobbler dessert but with leftover quinoa I had on hand.

The Ingredients:

Filling: 4 medium or large apples
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons RAW honey (or agave syrup, for vegan option)
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

1/2 cup dry quinoa
4 tablespoons RAW honey (or agave syrup, for vegan option)
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup pecans, chopped

The Directions:

Preheat oven to 375ºF.

I used leftover quinoa. If you don't have any on hand -
here is what I did. 1/2 cup quinoa rinsed and cooked with 1 cup water.

Meanwhile, peel and chop the apples. Toss with the cornstarch, two tablespoons honey, and cinnamon. Pour into a 9" or 10" pie dish or similar sized baking dish.

When the quinoa has cooled off a bit, mix in the remaining ingredients (honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon and pecans.) Pour over the apples.

Bake for 40-25 minutes, until the topping is lightly browned and crisped in parts, and the fruit is bubbling through. Serve warm.

1 comment:

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