Apple-Quinoa Crumble

The Integrative Nutrition Cookbook: Simple Recipes for Health and Happiness

This delicious and decadent apple crumble packs in extra nutrients with the addition of protein-rich quinoa. The ingredients are simple, real, and free from anything refined. It’s filled with sweet cinnamon apples and a buttery crumble, making this dessert a sure winner!



Serves 6 

  • 3 McIntosh apples
  • 1-1/2 cups gluten-free flour, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups coconut palm sugar, divided
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon, or to taste
  • sea salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Rinse, peel (if not organic), core, and slice apples into wedges.
  3. Toss in large bowl with 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar, cinnamon, and sea salt. Coat well.
  4. Rub a little butter in the bottom of a 10-inch pie dish and arrange apples in it.
  5. In another large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, quinoa, 1 cup coconut palm sugar, cinnamon, and sea salt. Mix well.
  6. Add beaten egg to dry ingredients.
  7. Drizzle in melted butter and mix until crumbles form. Arrange crumble mixture over apples.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

The Integrative Nutrition Cookbook offers more than 80 simple recipes spanning multiple dietary restrictions and preferences. IIN founder Joshua Rosenthal teaches that food creates the foundation for vitality. This cookbook was developed to teach others that cooking doesn’t have to be complicated and makes it easy for people to quickly learn to love cooking and feel its health benefits. Within the cookbook, you’ll find sections on organic and local food (including the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen), a seasonal ingredient guide, and pantry basics. Regardless of your eating style, you’ll find natural whole foods recipes you’ll love!

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