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Rhubarb is a uniquely delicious vegetable that makes amazing desserts. Not to mention being packed full of nutrients.

According to Organic Facts the health benefits of rhubarb include: “its ability to promote weight lossimprove digestion, prevent Alzheimer’s disease, stimulate bone growth, avoid neuronal damage, boost skin health, prevent cancer, optimize metabolism, improve circulation, and protect against various cardiovascular conditions.”

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If that doesn’t convince you to pick up a bunch at your local market or greengrocers, then maybe this delicious vegan, gluten free rhubarb crumble recipe from the Minimalist Baker will!

The original recipe calls for raspberries but since those aren’t in season you can easily substitute nice fresh British apples. You’ll find the ingredients list below.
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Ingredients

  • Raspberries (or apples)
  • Rhubarb
  • Cane sugar (or sub sweetener of choice, such as maple syrup or coconut sugar)
  • Gluten-free rolled oats
  • Almond meal
  • Raw pecans (chopped)
  • Packed light brown sugar
  • Sea salt
  • Vegan butter (or sub olive oil)

 

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photo: Allkitchencolours Food | Rhubarb Crumble | Gluten Free via photopin (license)