#EatWellLiveWell: A Twist On The Classic Peach Crisp
by UnityPoint Clinic - April 17, 2015
A large peach contains less than 70 calories, which makes it an excellent snack choice. With the Granola Peach Crisp recipe, you can take this low-calorie fruit and make it into a crowd-pleasing dessert! While peaches do not grow throughout the Midwest, they do grow in 28 states and are readily available in both fresh and frozen form at the store. Make this delicious fruit-filled dessert today and reap the health benefits!
Peaches can help you look your best. The presence of zinc in peaches has significant anti-aging properties. Eating foods rich in this property promotes the production of antibodies and stops cellular damage caused by free radicals. Plus, the antioxidants found in peaches protect your immune health. Look and feel great by making the Granola Peach Crisp recipe today!
Recipe: Granola Peach Crisp
6 rounded tablespoons cornstarch
1 ½ cups water
1-12 oz. can concentrated apple juice
1 pound bag of frozen peaches (any frozen fruit will work)
1 to 2 cups non-fat or low-fat granola
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large saucepan, stir cold water and cornstarch together until thoroughly dissolved. Add concentrated apple juice and frozen fruit. Stir together over medium heat until it thickens.
Place fruit mixture in a 9" x 12" pan, lightly sprayed with olive oil and bake for 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with your favorite granola
Bake until granola is toasted, around 15-20 minutes.
Nutrition information per serving:
135 calories, 2.5 g protein, 29 g carbohydrates, 1 g fat, 0 cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 4 g fiber
Want access to even more delicious and healthy recipes? Sign up for LiveWell with UnityPoint Health email updates!
Sign-Up for LiveWell with UnityPoint Health Email Updates