Using prepared granola on top of this tasty crisp reduces an already-short preparation time. Choose your favourite berries, or any fresh or frozen fruit, to give this recipe a personal touch.
8 cups (2 L) frozen berries or other fresh or frozen fruit
2 Tbsp (30 mL) orange juice or juice of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp (30 mL) apple juice concentrate
Powdered ginger and cinnamon, to taste
Pinch of black pepper
3 cups (750 mL) prepared granola
Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C).
Toss berries with lemon or orange juice, apple juice, and spices and place in 13 x 9 x 2 in (3.5 L) pan. Top with granola and bake for 25 minutes.
Let cool slightly, and serve with milk or non-dairy beverage of your choice.
Each serving contains: 152 calories; 2 g protein; 2 g total fat (0 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 34 g carbohydrates; 4 g fibre; 55 mg sodium; 17 g sugars
Did you know?
A pinch of black pepper will subtly enhance the flavour of the berries without making them taste hot.
source: "Diabetes-Friendly Desserts", alive #337, November 2010
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