Have a sweet tooth but worried about weight gain? Desserts don’t have to be off-limits or unhealthy, says Dr. Pam Peeke, author of The Hunger Fix: The Three-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction. Watch below as Dr. Peeke and SPE Certified chefs Anthony Moraes and Natalia Hancock teach you how to make a nutritional stone fruit crumble, without compromising the taste:
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Dr. Peeke’s new book for food addicts, The Hunger Fix, is packed with practical tips, useful advice and inspiring stories of those who have successfully transformed their bodies. She uses the latest neuroscience to explain how any food can become a “False Fix” and ensnare you in a vicious cycle of food obsession, overeating and addiction.
The book also features recipes exclusively created by SPE, and SPE Certified Culinary Nutritionist Andrea Canada, that encourage you to take control of your nutrition with a holistic approach that focuses not just on the sourcing, preparing and enhancing of food.
Stone Fruit Crumble Recipe
4 cups chopped stone fruit (peaches, plums, apricots and nectarines) with skin
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 pinch salt
1 tbsp butter
2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp sliced almonds
2 tsp whole wheat flour
2 tsp oats
½ tsp chia seeds
¼ tsp cinnamon
- Toss chopped fruit with sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and salt and place in baking dish (9×9 or individual ramekins).
- Combine all the ingredients for the crumble and combine well. Divide into 4 equal portions and top fruit.
- Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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