Strawberry Apple Polenta Crisp (Gluten-Free, Vegan Option)

A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses!

A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree

With this delightful crisp, I bring you something a bit different. . .

A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree
A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree

. . . with my family on a bit of a fruit kick recently, I knew it was time for a crisp, but I found myself craving something other than your standard oat fruit crisp fare. 

A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree
A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree

With a little experimentation, I discovered that the tart sweetness of apples and strawberries make for a match made in heaven when paired with a bit of polenta crunch!

A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree
A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree
A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree

If you've never had a crisp made with polenta before, you are most certainly in for a treat - it is beyond delish! Enjoy.

A sweet & tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free & vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree


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Strawberry Apple Polenta Crisp (Gluten-Free, Vegan Option)
A yummy sweet & tart gluten-free fruit crisp with a delightful polenta topping!
Ingredients
  • Filling:
  • 1 lb strawberries (approx. 3 cups), quartered
  • 3 apples (any variety), peeled & finely chopped
  • 2 tbs coconut sugar
  • 1 tbs tapioca starch
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup polenta (or grits/coarse cornmeal)
  • 5 tbs butter (or non-dairy spread for vegan option), room temperature
  • 3 tbs coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Instructions
Preheat oven to 375°F.In an 8" or 9" square or round baking dish combine all filling ingredients. Toss to coat. Set aside.In a large mixing bowl combine all topping ingredients. Using your hands or a spatula, gently mix until you have a coarse sand like texture.Evenly distribute your topping mixture over your filling mixture.Bake for 35-40 minutes or until bubbling and turning golden.Let cool a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 1 crisp

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A sweet &amp; tart strawberry and apple crisp brought to life with a subtle polenta crunch! This tasty and healthy gluten-free &amp; vegan fruit crisp is sure to please the senses! #strawberryapple #glutenfreestrawberry #glutenfreeapplecrisp #polenta #vegandessert #refinedsugarfree