Healthy Peach and Blueberry Crumble

Who would’ve ever thought that peaches and blueberries would come together and create wonderful flavor.

Healthy Peach Blueberry CrumbleI find the most challenging thing to do in cooking and baking is to take comfort food or really unhealthy desserts and make them healthy but without a loss of flavor. This is not always easy to do and may require a dish  to be made several times before getting it right, but it is possible. I am not the healthiest person on the planet. I am a very healthy eater just not consistently. I believe in eating burgers and fries every now and then. However,  I am aware of healthy lifestyle changes. One of the biggest healthy lifestyle changes that I have and continue to try to implement is eliminating white sugar and white flour. I have gotten so good with this change that I feel bad, physically and mentally, anytime I eat white bread or white pasta. Sometimes you don’t have a choice depending on where you are and the options that are available and that is okay. However, I don’t buy those things at the grocery store nor will you find it in my house. If you do, it is for a specific and good reason. In my effort to try to cut or keep at a very low-level the amount of white sugar I intake in my regular diet, I try to replace sugar with honey, agave, or stevia. I did just that in this Peach and Blueberry Crumble dessert.

peach-blueberry-crumble-7Instead of using sugar in the fruit filling I used honey and a bit of maple syrup. I just wanted to give it enough sweetness that will allow the natural sweetness of the peaches and blueberry to come out. The crumble, that is the best part, I used rolled oats and Grape Nuts! That’s right. I used Grape Nuts the cereal for some extra crunch and texture. There is a little flour but its only about 1/4 cup to bind it all together. To give the crumble some sweetness I used 2 packets of pure can sugar. I was really nervous about it because I didn’t know how the combination of peaches and blueberries would mix together and I didn’t know how the Grape Nuts would come out but it all came out very, very good! This is the best healthiest dessert I have ever made so far. If you put this crumble in front of a kid or someone who really likes sweets, I promise you they won’t know the difference. Instead of topping the crumble off with ice cream, use frozen Greek yogurt like I did. I’m telling you, you will find a new appreciation for eating healthy.

Healthy Peach Blueberry Crumble

Healthy Peach and Blueberry Crumble

Healthy Peach and Blueberry Crumble


  • 1 lb. frozen or fresh peach slices, thawed
  • 1 c. fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 1/8 c. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 c. rolled oats
  • 1/2 c. Grape Nuts
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 3 packets Turbinado Sugar + 1 for sprinkling (5 gram packets)
  • 3 1/2 tbsp. cold unsalted butter (you can use vegan butter if you have it)
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees
  2. In a large bowl, add the pound of peach slices and blueberries inside. Drizzle with the honey, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Sprinkle with cinnamon and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl add the rolled oats, Grape Nuts, 2 packets of turbinado, cinnamon, pinch of salt, and flour and mix together with a whisk. Cut in the cold butter and use a fork or a pastry cutter mix until course lumps begin to form. All ingredients should be mixed well.
  4. Take 4-6 small ramekins and begin filling with the fruit filling (8 oz. ramekins).
  5. Once the ramekins are filled, top off with about 1/4 c. of the crumble for each ramekin. If there is more topping left over then go back and top off more of the ramekins. Take the last packet of sugar and sprinkle a little on top of each crumble. Place on a baking sheet, place in the oven and bake for 15-17 minutes.

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