This Apple & Pear Oat Base Tart served warm with Vanilla Icecream is comfort food at its best, tastes so good and is full of health boosting ingredients.
Baked apples & pears with cinnamon & mixed spice bring wonderful vibes to your kitchen and makes the house smell divine!
Apples & pears are great for gut health. They reduce inflammation and may help with IBS & diverticulitis symptoms. Pears are one the best sources of dietary fibre, they can also help with water retention & bloating.
Both fruits contain pectin which increases digestive health and can help lower cholesterol. They also provide plenty of antioxidants, minerals & vitamins. As if you needed an excuse to tuck in to an Apple & pear tart...now you have plenty!
This recipe is a great way to use up any apples & pears gone past their best as they’re perfect for stewing.
2 cups of GF oats
6 soft dates,
handful of walnuts,
1 tablespoon chia seeds,
1 tablespoon vanilla,
1 tablespoon melted coconut oil (or butter),
pinch of salt
splash of oat milk
4 red apples
Blend all the ingredients for the base together.
Use a splash of oat milk to loosen slightly
When whizzed, pour in to a baking tin, squish it down with a big spoon.
In a pan stew 2 apples and 2 pears and add in cinnamon and spice to taste.
Add the stewed apples to the base.
Slice remaining 2 apples thinly and add lay them over the stewed apples.
Drizzle with water & pop in the oven on 180 for 20/25 mins.
For an added treat serve with vanilla ice cream (made with coconut cream, banana & vanilla bean paste all whizzed together & frozen until ready to serve).
This is a tart that can be eaten ANY time of day full of good honest ingredients that taste gorgeous & comforting .
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