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Gluten-free Apple and Blueberry Pie Recipe

Eating apples regularly is a great way to keep a healthy heart, as they are rich in pectin, a type of fibre beneficial for lowering cholesterol levels. Apples and blueberries are full of immune-boosting vitamin C and potent antioxidants that help fight the free radicals that increase premature ageing and the risk of many chronic diseases.

Serves: 3

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Gluten-free Apple and Blueberry Pie Recipe

By: Lisa Guy

Eating apples regularly is a great way to keep a healthy heart. Why not give these delicious Gluten-free Apple and Blueberry Pies a go tonight?


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 6 apples, cored & diced (skin on)
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • Juice & zest 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

  • Crust
  • 4 cups almond meal
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 80g butter
  • 2 eggs

  • 1 punnet blueberries
  • Cream or yoghurt, to serve

Method


  • Preheat oven to 170°C and grease 4 individual pie tins.
  • Place apple in large saucepan with ½ cup water, coconut sugar, lemon juice and zest, and cinnamon.
  • Cook for about 10–15 mins, until soft. Remove excess liquid and allow to cool.
  • Place crust ingredients in food processor and blend until combined.
  • Place dough on board between two pieces of baking paper. Roll out flat then press out 4 bases in pie tins.
  • Place in base of pie dish and press up sides.
  • Fill pies with apple and blueberries then lay two strips of crust over top of each pie.
  • Bake for 35–40 mins until golden-brown.
  • Delicious served with fresh cream or yoghurt.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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