Berry Crisp


Not much to do here today since this city is covered in a foot and a half of snow…and that’s fine by me! I’m always cold, and my thermostat doesn’t want to go past 70, so what am I to do? Turn the oven on and bake of course! I wanted to make a cobbler, and was really hoping I would have frozen peaches in the freezer just so I could pretend I was a southern belle and call this recipe a Peach Cobbler. But I didn’t. This recipe would also be delicious with strawberries, but since my car is buried and the mayor declared a state of emergency, I didn’t think it was too necessary.






  • 1 cups blueberries
  • 1 cups mixed berries
  • 2 Tbsp (1/4 cup) sugar – I used raw
  • 2 Tbsp (1/4 cup) any flour – oat, rice, whole wheat, etc.
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 Tbsp orange juice (or other acidic juice)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

*This recipe has a thicker crust and less filling; if you’d like more fruits and juices, double the filling recipe.


  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 4 Tbsp coconut oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all of the filling ingredients together.
  3. In a blender, mix the almonds, oats, and walnuts together.
  4. In a medium bowl, add the mixture from the blender along with all other topping ingredients.
  5. Scoop the filling into a casserole dish (9 x 5,  8 x 8, or whatever you have on hand – the smaller the dish, the deeper the filling layer will be) in one smooth layer.
  6. Add the topping in one smooth layer and bake for 35 minutes, uncovered. Enjoy!


Author: Balanced Bella

Hi, I'm Jaime and I am the recipe tester, photographer, and writer at balanced bella! All my recipes are vegan, gluten free, and 100% delicious!

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