A Thanksgiving Dessert for Your Skin. - Page

The word “Dessert” does not usually conjure up thoughts of health, but this Thanksgiving we have a dish that’s as close as it gets  from my book with Chef De Cuisine Neal Mendel, The Beautiful Skin Diet.

Apple Oat Crunch- A vitamin packed dessert that helps your skin fight free radicals, synthesize collagen and encourage cell turnover for healthy, youthful looking skin.

Per Serving: Calories: 389, Vit A IU 96, Vit C mg 12.2, Vit E mg 2.2



6 apples, peeled, cored and sliced

1 cup chopped figs

1/2 cup apple or orange juice

3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

2 tbsp. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. cinnamon


1 1/2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup canola oil

1 egg white

2 tsp. cinnamon

1.2 tsp. salt


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil an 8 x8 inch baking dish. In a medium mixing bowl, combine all the filling ingredients. Pour into the baking dish. In a second medium mixing bowl, combine all the topping ingredients. Cover the filling with the oat mixture. Bake for 40 minutes or until the topping is lightly browned and the apples are tender. 8 servings.

Serve Warm & Enjoy!

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