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Monday, June 22, 2015

Peach Ginger Cobbler (for 1) - {Paleo, AIP, Gluten Free}



This peach cobbler is the perfect treat for just you or for a crowd. It comes together in minutes and can be made with any fruits of your choice to shake things up. Summer fruit desserts are sorted.

We all have those days where we just want a treat. Most of the time I want savory treats, like plantain chips, but there are days when something sweet and warm and baked is craved. Today was one of those days.

Many of the other AIP bloggers have posted amazing recipes for cakes and pies and whole trays of cobbler, but living alone those usually aren't the best idea for me. 


I . need . portion . control. 

So, when the craving for a sweet treat hit tonight I discovered a ripe peach and within minutes the cobbler was in the oven and by the time the dinner dishes were washed my treat was ready to be enjoyed. 


 



**A note about "AIP Treats": While it is true that this cobbler and other treats on this blog are made with AIP friendly ingredients, it should be noted that the AIP diet is primarily about nutrient density and healing and with that in mind treats should be reserved for special occasions. Treats are occasional foods, not everyday food. Treat often are higher in sugar content (even fruit) and as sugar causes inflammation for many of us following AIP, we need to make treats an occasional part of our lives.



Peach Ginger Cobbler (for one)
* if you're cooking for more than one, you can easily multiply the ingredients 

Serves: 1
Time: 5- 8 minutes active prep
         40 minutes baking
         45 minutes total

Ingredients:
- 1 peach (or 1/2 a large mango)
- 1 tsp maple syrup
- 2 Tbsp cassava flour
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil 
- 1 Tbsp water
- 1/2 tsp dried ginger
- pinch of sea salt

Method:
- preheat oven to 400F/ 200C
- peel (optional) & chop peach into bite sized pieces, place in a ramekin and drizzle with maple syrup
- bake for 10 minutes until peaches start to soften
- in the meantime, prepare the topping by mixing cassava flour,
1 Tbsp coconut oil, ginger and water to form a dough

- roll dough in your hands and press flat to form a disc the size of your ramekin
- remove peaches from oven and place the dough on top of the peaches
- make a small slit in the dough to allow juices to bubble through and steam to release
- bake at 400F/ 200C for 30 minutes
- enjoy warm!
- enjoy as is, or top with a drizzle of coconut milk, coconut whipped cream, AIP ice cream or softened coconut butter
(pictured with a drizzle of full fat coconut milk)






 ** This recipe was shared on"Allergy Free Wednesday" Link Up