​From Scratch Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

From Scratch Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

In search of a new snack to prepare for your kids?

This amazing strawberry rhubarb crisp recipe is a great dish that you and your family will absolutely love!

When it’s the strawberry season, it is a good idea to make use of this nutritious fruit and create something satisfying and tasty for dessert.

This is why I’m inspired to share with you today how to make strawberry rhubarb crisp that you can make in just minutes.

Check out this recipe and start giving your family a healthy snack that will benefit their body in so many ways.

Plus, it’s super delicious, too!

What is a Strawberry Rhubarb

First things first - what is a rhubarb, anyway?

First of all, a rhubarb is straight and sturdy, just like a celery. So it is actually a vegetable but it is great when mixed with fruit because of its nutritional value and amazing taste.

Speaking of taste…

It has a slightly sweet and somewhat tart flavor… A little bit like green apple.

So with strawberries, that makes an excellent combination in terms of the flavor and nutrients!

It’s great for building healthy bones whether you’re an infant, a senior, or whatever stage of life you are in.

I like to mix the rhubarb with strawberries as this doubles up the nutritional value of these ingredients.

As we all know, strawberries are packed with vitamin C and essential antioxidants that can help strengthen the immune system and improve the quality of your skin.

So by combining strawberries and rhubarb in this recipe, that definitely calls for a truly rich and satisfying snack that is tasty, filling, and nutritious!

Scratch Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

How to Make Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

First of all, this strawberry rhubarb crisp that I’ll share with you contains just a few ingredients so it's very easy to make.

As a bonus note: I  would also include some chopped pecans and coconut as these contain good fats that are good for your heart and overall health.

As for the sweetener, I prefer to use maple syrup, specifically organic and pure ones. Then, we also have our orange juice and orange zest for that amazing citrus taste and aroma.

I also prefer to add some vanilla to give it a nice flavor with additional nutrients. And of course, these ingredients add a bit of a crunch to this recipe, which kids will really enjoy.

Now, this strawberry rhubarb crisp recipe comes with a thick sauce, and you can achieve that by adding in a bit of flour.

In this case, I use organic cornstarch instead of flour for added thickness.

​​Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

Okay, it may seem like you can’t add this, but you absolutely can and no one will know the difference. Not even your kids!

To add an additional boost of health to my strawberry oatmeal bars, I use dehydrated kale.

Yep!

Kale is part of the cruciferous family, and I LOVE anything from the cruciferous family! These
veggies contain properties that fight against the growth of cancer. So I love being able to add these into mine and my family’s diet any way I can!

Ready to whip up this strawberry oatmeal bars recipe? Let’s get to it!

​Quick and Easy Strawberry Rhubarb crisp Recipe

​A strawberry rhubarb crisp with a healthy oatmeal topping, bright orange zest, honey and warm cinnamon. Wholesome and delicious!

From Scratch Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

Here is a tasty and healthy snack you and your family will love. Find out how to make the best strawberry rhubarb crisp recipe that is a perfect snack or dessert that you can prepare in just a few minutes!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 6
Author: Annette Reeder

Ingredients

FOR THE FILLING

  • 1 pound strawberries hulled a quartered
  • 1 pound rhubarb cut into ½ - inch duce (about 4 or 5 stalks)
  • 2 tablespoon whole wheat flour or other alternative such as Kamut, spelt, buckwheat
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup orange zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

FOR THE TOPPING

  • 3/4 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour or substitutions mentioned above
  • 1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup organic sweetener of choice
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup organic plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter cut into small, thin pieces

Instructions

  • Yogurt mixed with vanilla and stevia for topping for serving

FOR THE FILLING

  • Place rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Place the strawberries and rhubarb into a 9x0-inch or other similarly sized baking dish, then sprinkle the flour over the top
  • Add the honey, orange zest, orange juice, and vanilla extract
  • Stir gently to combine and evenly coat the strawberries and rhubarb

FOR THE TOPPING

  • In a large bowl, stir together the oats, whole wheat flour, coconut, sweetener, cinnamon, and salt
  • Add ¼ cup yogurt and stir until the ingredients are somewhat moistened, then add the butter
  • Working quickly with your fingers, rub in the butter, until it is in small pieces about the size of your thumbnail (some pieces will be larger than others)
  • Break the topping mixture over the fruit, placing it so that the fruit is lightly and evenly covered (some fruit may show through)
  • Bake the crisp for 50-55 minutes, until the filling is bubbly at the edges and the top is light golden brown
  • Let rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm, topped with vanilla ice cream or yogurt as desired

RECIPE NOTES

  • Leftover crisp can be covered and refrigerated for 4 days or frozen for 1 month
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Sara @ The Holy Mess - July 25, 2019 Reply

Yum! This looks so good. I absolutely adore the combo of strawberry and rhubarb for this time of year. The sweet-sour is perfect.

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I’m a christian nutritionist.  I love Jesus and want to see His people come to walk in the complete abundant life He provides, mind, body, spirit.  I love to make healthy food as yummy as possible and then share it with you! I am on mission to keep you on mission.

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Sara @ The Holy Mess - July 25, 2019 Reply

Yum! This looks so good. I absolutely adore the combo of strawberry and rhubarb for this time of year. The sweet-sour is perfect.

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