This easy recipe is vegan, offers fiber and omega-3, can be served hot or cold and can be made with a variety of fruits, whatever is in season.
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup almond meal
1/2 cup sugar (coconut or date is good)
2 Tbs ground flaxseed
1 cup + 2 Tbs spelt flour (divided)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup EVCO, melted
2-4 Tbs water
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 cups, or more, diced fruit: strawberries, apples, pears, blueberries, etc.
Preheat over to 350*. Line a 8"x8" baking dish with parchment paper. In a mixing bowl, place oats, almoond meal, sugar, flaxseed, 1 cup of spelt, salt, baking soda and vanilla; toss to combine. Use two forks to work in the EVCO. Add water, 1 Tbs at a time until the mixture resembles small peas. Remove 1 cup of oat mixture and set aside. Press remaining mixture into prepared pan. Bake 25 minutes or until nicely browned. While its in the oven, place 2 Tbs spelt flour and cinnamon in bowl. Stir in fruit until well coated. Spread fuit over hot crust when ready. Sprinkle top evenly with reserved oat mixture and press gently. Return to oven and bake for 20 minutes or more until top is golden brown. Remove and cool. Can be served warm or cold....amazing with coconut icecream!