PROTEIN PEACH CRISP

July 31, 2022

PROTEIN PEACH CRISP

Which do you prefer: crisp or cobbler? For me it's definitely crisp... and this Protein Peach Crisp does not disappoint! It has a hearty oat base, juicy peach filling, topped with buttery oat crumble and sugar-free icing. This healthy dessert is also lower in sugar, gluten-free, and easily made vegan! You might also like my Mixed Berry Protein Crisp ;)

Did you know? The fresher and riper the peach, the more antioxidants it contains! Fresh peaches have more antioxidants than canned, but similar levels of vitamins and minerals (if the canned peaches aren't peeled). [source]

Protein Peach Crisp

Protein recommendations

This recipe gets a boost of protein from LIV Body Lean Vegan Protein Powder! I used Frosted Oatmeal Cookie flavor in this recipe and it’s so good with the oats. LIV Body is vegan, dairy-free, and free of artificial ingredients. Their Lean Vegan Protein contains probiotics and organic superfoods, too! You can use my code SARAHWILKINS for free shipping on all LIV Body products (including their skin care!)

If using another brand of protein powder, I would stick with a vegan blend, pea protein, or soy isolate. Casein or a whey-casein blend might work with modifications, but whey isolate or collagen protein are not recommended for this recipe.

Protein Peach Crisp

Choosing the best oats

Oats are often grown in the same soil as wheat and other gluten-containing crops. This is why it’s important to choose certified “gluten-free” oats if you’re sensitive to gluten.

I also would recommend purchasing organic oats because non-organic oats are grown using the chemical pesticide glyphosate (Roundup). Glyphosate use increased from 13.9 million pounds in 1992 to 287 million pounds in 2016 (source). This is alarming because glyphosate is a known endocrine disrupter, may increase cancer risk, and kills off good gut bacteria! Glyphosate is also used as a drying agent to dehydrate oats before processing.

I used old-fashioned rolled oats for this recipe, but quick oats will work too.

Protein Peach Crisp

Sweetener recommendations

For this recipe, I used my favorite organic stevia blend that's calorie-free and twice as sweet as sugar. You can substitute twice as much (three-quarter cup) baking stevia, granulated erythritol, granulated monk fruit, or a granulated sugar. If using stevia extract or drops, please refer to the brand-specific conversion chart.

For a richer flavor, try a brown sugar alternative!

Protein Peach Crisp

Other substitutions

This recipe calls for one egg white, but feel free to substitute one tablespoon of ground flaxseed with two tablespoons of warm water for vegan! You can also sub an equivalent amount of vegan egg replacer.

I combined unsweetened applesauce and vegan buttery spread for a perfectly moist and crisp texture! You could try dairy-free yogurt if you don’t have unsweetened applesauce. The vegan buttery spread can be swapped for unsalted butter, ghee or coconut oil.

Protein Peach Crisp square

Sugar free icing

For the sugar free icing, I used my favorite powdered sweetener with unsweetened almond milk, a little vegan buttery spread, and pure vanilla extract. Here you can also use powdered sugar, another type of milk, or coconut oil/butter in place of the spread.

OR, skip the icing altogether and top with some dairy-free vanilla ice cream!

This post contains affiliate links and is sponsored by LIV Body.

star




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

MEDITERRANEAN TURKEY STUFFED PEPPERS
MEDITERRANEAN TURKEY STUFFED PEPPERS

June 08, 2024

These Mediterranean Turkey Stuffed Peppers are high on the flavor charts and very filling for the calories. These peppers will not only satisfy your tastebuds, but your hunger, too! I love the combination of seasoned ground turkey, lemon parsley quinoa, and goat cheese. It’s one of those things I can eat all week and not get sick of (perfect for meal prep). The kids gobbled these too, believe it or not! Make these vegan using spiced chickpeas and vegan mozzarella.

View full article →

Collagen Acai Smoothie Bowl
COLLAGEN ACAI SMOOTHIE BOWL

June 05, 2024

With the weather heating up, I am finally in the mood for smoothie bowls! This Collagen Acai Smoothie Bowl has no added sugar, a boost of collagen protein, and tons of fiber and antioxidants. It's so refreshing and satisfying! I topped mine with fresh fruit, protein granola, and a little unsweetened coconut.

View full article →

Veggie Packed Protein Muffins (Dairy Free)
VEGGIE PACKED PROTEIN MUFFINS

May 29, 2024

If you or your kids need to get more veggies in - try these Veggie Packed Protein Muffins! These lightly sweet oat muffins are chock full of zucchini, carrot and pumpkin, with optional raisins and spices. These muffins make a satisfying breakfast or snack since they're rich in protein and fiber. I actually packed them for camping! They are also gluten-free, dairy-free, and easily made vegan.

View full article →

Get my FREE meal prep guide!

Get family-friendly recipes, nutrition tips and faith-based inspiration delivered straight to your inbox.