This is a big claim… such simple recipe, yet so extraordinarily yum! Even gluten and dairy free….with loads of flavour.

It tastes especially amazing with a scoop of coconut ice cream!



  • 6 large granny smith apples, peeled, cored, diced 2cm pieces
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 cup flaked almonds


  1.  Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2.  Place apples in pie dish with lemon juice, vanilla seeds and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Mix until apples evenly coated.
  3.  In a bowl combine almond meal, flaxseed meal, nutmeg, remaining cinnamon and coconut sugar. Stir in coconut oil and mix well until mixture resembles sand.
  4.  Cover apples with topping mixture and place in oven. Bake for 40 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden.
  5.  Sprinkle over chopped macadamias and almonds.
  6.  Serve with scoop of coconut ice cream or coconut yoghurt.

Enjoy X