Best Ever Fruit Crumble : Healthy Peach Crumble Recipe

Today I am sharing the delicious Peach Crumble Recipe, which is good for your health. Before that just look at the health benefits of peaches.

Health Benefits of Peach

Antioxidant. It’s peel and pulp possess significant antioxidant properties. The presence of chlorogenic acid in peaches also contribute to their protective effects.

Muscle strength and regular heartbeat. Contains potassium, vital for proper nerve signaling and cellular functioning of the body. Help in metabolic processes, utilizing carbohydrates, maintaining electrolyte balance and regulation of muscular tissues.

Skincare. Rich in vitamin C which maintains healthy skin. Protects against free radicals and infection. Has antioxidants zeaxanthin and lutein with anti-inflammatory effect on skin damage caused by ultraviolet radiations.

Anti-aging. Is a source of zinc which has anti-aging properties. It also boosts testosterone levels in the body.

Eye health. Rich in beta-carotene, which gets converted to vitamin A in the body. Beta-carotene maintains healthy eyesight and prevents xerophthalmia and blindness. Lutein and zeaxanthin protect the retina from age-related macular degeneration.

Digestion. Maintains healthy digestive health with its alkaline content and fiber. Prevents constipation, hemorrhoids, stomach ulcers, gastritis and irregular bowel movements.

Also, helps in cleansing and eliminating toxic wastes from the intestines and prevents stomach cancer. Have laxative properties which help to dissolve kidney and bladder stones.

Nervous system. Has magnesium which prevents stress and anxiety and calms the nervous system.

Obesity. Have phenolic compounds with anti-inflammatory and anti-obesity properties.

Immune system. Rich in ascorbic acid and zinc, which aid in the normal functioning of the body and maintain a healthy immune system

Low cholesterol levels. Phenolic compounds present in its peel and pulp maintains lower LDL cholesterol levels and stimulates good HDL cholesterol production. This reduces the risk of heart-related diseases.

Healthy Bones and Teeth. Has phosphorous which, along with calcium, strengthens bones and teeth and help in the maintenance and repair of tissues.

Also prevents osteoporosis, particularly in post-menopausal women. Phosphorus rich foods promote re-mineralization of bones and maintain their rigidity. Vitamin C in peaches also plays an important role in strengthening bones and gums.

Detoxification. Flushes out harmful toxins from the liver and kidneys.

Peach Crumble Recipe

Peach Crumble Topping Recipe

Ingredients:

Peach Base

  • Jaggery – 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon sticks – 2
  • Peach (sliced with the skin) – 2

For the oats topping

  • Oats – 2 tbsp
  • Oat bran – 1 tbsp
  • Almonds (chopped) – 1 tbsp
  • Walnuts (chopped) – 1 tbsp
  • Raisins – 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon powder – ¼ tsp
  • Vanilla essence – ¼ tsp

Method:

Peach Base

  • Combine all the ingredients in ¼ cup water
  • Mix well and let it cook till peaches become soft

Topping

  • Mix oats, oat bran, almonds and walnuts and roast in a non-stick pan on slow flame till lightly browned
  • Cool it.
  • Add the raisins, cinnamon powder and vanilla essence.
  • Blend in a mixie for 30 seconds.

Peach Crumble

  • Spread the peaches on a lightly greased baking tray.
  • Sprinkle the topping over it.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 170 degrees for 15 to 20 mins till the topping turns golden brown.
  • That’s all. Eat this recipe and have fun!

If you like some other seasonal recipes, just look at my Jackfruit Adai (Pancake) and Jackfruit Seed Chat recipe.

Try this delicious Peach Crumble Recipe and give your feedback.

About the author

Prema Kodical

She is an independent weight management consultant from Mumbai. She is also working as a diet & exercise consultant at Hope & Care Clinic in Navi Mumbai.

She is India's leading Nutrition and a Fitness Freak. The fitness bug bit her when she was in her teens. Touch wood it has stayed! Initially, it was a pastime but soon became a passion and went on to become her profession. Her other passion is food. She scouts for recipes with healthy and unusual ingredients. She also converts the unhealthy recipes to healthy ones and tries them out. Like working out, cooking is a great stress buster for her.

She has a blog http://thank-god-im-fit.blogspot.in

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