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Diabetic & Heart Healthy

Here’s a scrumptious blackberry dessert that delivers all the warming flavors of an old-fashioned crisp without the butter-laden calories. Fiber-rich berries, whole-wheat flour and oats make this dessert a healthy treat. This berry crisp works with blueberries or raspberries, too.
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      • 2 1/2 cups fresh blackberries
      • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
      • 3 Tbsp whole wheat flour
      • 1 Tbsp orange juice
      • 1/2 cup rolled oats
      • 2 Tbsp chopped pecans
      • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
      • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
      • 1 1/2 Tbsp safflower oil


      • Preheat oven to 350°.
      • In a large bowl, combine blackberries with granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour and orange juice.
      • Transfer to a 1 1/2-quart ovenproof casserole.
      • In another bowl, combine oats, pecans, brown sugar, the remaining 2 tablespoons flour and cinnamon. Drizzle with oil and stir to combine.
      • Sprinkle oat mixture over fruit.
      • Bake until fruit is bubbling and topping is golden, about 15 to 20 minutes. Let stand for at least 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 cup

Per Serving: Calories: 226 Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 6mg Carbohydrates: 39g Fiber: 8g Protein: 5g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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