Healthy Ice-Cream & More- Apple Crisp Anyone?


If you enjoyed seeing the peach ice-cream from Megan, you’ll go nuts for these!!

Easy Peach Crisp (Vegan, Paleo)

I think a fruit crisp beats a fruit pie any day.

peach-crispWith a crisp, you get all of the flavor of pie, without having to mess with making a crust. Win win!

This peach crisp is just about as easy as it gets, too. Fresh peaches are paired with a touch of maple syrup and cinnamon to create a delectable pie filling, and then they’re topped with crumbly mix of walnuts and coconut, which rivals some of my favorite traditional crumble toppings.

The only thing that could make this dish better would be a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Grain-free Peach Crisp
Serves 6


2 lbs fresh (or thawed from frozen) peaches, roughly chopped
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Crumb topping:
1 1/2 cups walnut halves
1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon almond extract


Preheat the oven to 350F. In a large sauce pot over medium heat, combine the peaches, maple syrup, vanilla, and ground cinnamon. Stir well until the syrup comes to a boil, then allow to simmer until the syrup has thickened a bit and the peaches are fork-tender. Turn off the heat and allow the pot to sit while you make the crumble.

To make the crumble, place the walnuts and shredded coconut in the bowl of a large food processor fitted with an S blade. Process until a crumbly texture is formed, then add in the maple syrup, coconut oil, salt, and almond extract. Process again, until a sticky and crumbly mixture is formed.

Pour the peach filling into a 9-inch square baking dish, then sprinkle the crumble over the top evenly. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes, or until the top is lightly golden, then serve warm.

detox-peach-crispStore covered leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.


  • I have a feeling this recipe would work well with any other fruit in season, so feel free to experiment!
  • I love the buttery texture that walnuts add to the crisp, but I have a feeling pecans would create a similar result. Feel free to try sunflower seeds for a nut-free version, but you may want to add a touch more sweetener to balance out their bitter flavor.


Reader Feedback: What’s your favorite fruit-flavored pie or crisp? This peach one takes the cake for me, but my mom’s blueberry version is close behind it!



About talknshare

My study of how to achieve and keep good health began when I was 18 and has been my lifelong passion. I have learned much over the years and when my T.O.P.S. group dissolved, I created Talk 'N Share. Life happened and I have not done anything with it until now. Since the beginning of this year I have learned many important things and wish to share with others, who like myself, may find it nearly impossible to lose those last few pounds and maintain the loss already achieved.
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