Air Fryer Raspberry Crisp

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Desserts
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Satisfy your homemade pie cravings without mixing, kneading or rolling any dough! Crisps and crumbles are ideal for all of the lazy cooks out there, simply because they eliminate the most complicated step: pie dough. Keep things easy and breezy this summer with a seasonal dessert recipe that is quick and easy to prepare. This Raspberry Crisp combines fresh berries with a crunchy and crispy topping made from rolled oats, walnuts, cinnamon, chia seeds and light butter. Fill up on fiber and healthy fats while digging into a slice of this skinny summertime sweet.

What makes this Raspberry Crisp standout from your average homemade dessert? It all comes together inside your favorite countertop appliance, the air fryer! Don’t heat up your house in the middle of summer by turning on the oven. Your air fryer does all the work by circulating hot air around your favorite meals, snacks and desserts. This unique cooking tool has become extremely popular in the last few years for a reason: It can help you stay healthy by eliminating the need for oil in many recipes, while also whipping up diet-friendly options in a snap. Click the link below to learn more about how air fryers can help you lose weight, then check out these 14 air fryer recipes for fried food lovers! >

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It takes less than 10 ingredients to put together this fast and easy air fryer dessert. Plus, many of the components are pantry staples that are most likely already in your kitchen cabinets. Scoop up some fresh raspberries from your grocery store or local farmers market and get ready for a sweet yet tart slice of sunshine!

Get started by preheating your air fryer to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, mix together six ounces (or about one cup) of raspberries with one teaspoon of corn starch and one teaspoon of white sugar. Pour the raspberry mixture into an air fryer cake pan and set it aside.

Next, get started on the crisp for the top of your dessert. In a food processor, combine a half-cup of rolled oats, a quarter-cup of walnuts, one teaspoon of cinnamon, one teaspoon of chia seeds, two tablespoons of light butter and one teaspoon of white sugar. Pulse until the mixture resembles a coarse crumb. Sprinkle the crumb topping over the berries before you place the crisp into your air fryer. Bake it in the air fryer for 15 minutes or until the topping is golden brown. Let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Watching your sugar intake? You can easily swap in a zero-calorie alternative like stevia or monk fruit extract! You can also try to replicate this recipe with another fruit or berry that you love, like blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, apples or peaches.

You can also serve up your crisp with some fat free whipped cream, ice cream or frozen yogurt. It is fairly common to find high-protein and low-sugar frozen desserts in many grocery stores. However, you can also try making your own with our simple guide. Click here to learn how to make your own healthy ice cream! > You could even try adding this customer submitted recipe for Lemon Zest Ricotta Cream to add some zesty creaminess. If you decide to add anything to your slice, just make sure to keep track of it in your NuMi app. Use our extended Grocery Guide if you are not sure how to count something on your meal plan.

One serving of this Air Fryer Raspberry Crisp contains 140 calories. It counts as half of a PowerFuel, half of a SmartCarb and two Extras on Nutrisystem. Ensure you are eating enough (and not too much) by using our FREE NuMi app to keep track of your food intake. NuMi can keep you organized and provides your own personal journal to log your meals, water and weight loss throughout your journey. Click here to log this recipe into your NuMi journal. >

Nothing says summer like the fresh flavor of raspberries! However, these sweet little berries aren’t just delicious, they are also packed with nutritional value. One cup of fresh, raw raspberries contains 64 calories and eight grams of fiber, says the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). According to Healthline, “Raspberries are believed to protect against arthritis by blocking COX-2, an enzyme responsible for causing inflammation and pain.” They are also rich in antioxidants, which have been shown to decrease the risk of cancer and prevent signs of aging. Reap the benefits of raspberries by trying out some of our healthy raspberry recipes! Check out our favorite ideas below:

No time for cooking in your busy schedule? We can help with that, too! Take berries with you to-go in the form of a convenient, pantry-friendly meal bar. Stock up your snack drawer with berrylicious options, such as our Strawberry Yogurt Bar. And while you are perusing our perfectly portioned bars, don’t forget to grab some other berry baked goods, like our Cranberry Orange Muffin, Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake and Blueberry Muffin. Click here to explore our diet-friendly menu! >

What is your favorite way to eat berries? Have you come up with your own delicious berry recipe? Whether it is your own air fryer creation or a simple yet sweet snack, we want to hear about it! Our Recipe Submission page is waiting for you to share your unique ideas. Submit your recipe today and your idea could help others in the Nutrisystem community get healthy and reach their goals. We are all in this together and sharing ideas is a great way to help each other be successful! Click here to learn more. >

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*Please note that all air fryers cook differently. Before trying any recipe, always refer to the manufacturer safety instructions provided with your specific air fryer.

Servings: 4

Calories per Serving: 140

On Nutrisystem, Count As: ½ PowerFuel, ½ SmartCarb and 2 Extras

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. (~1 cup) raspberries
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. white sugar
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. light butter

Directions:

  1. Preheat air fryer to 350°F.
  2. Mix together raspberries, corn starch and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Pour into an air fryer cake pan. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor, combine oats, walnuts, cinnamon, chia seeds, butter and remaining sugar. Pulse until mixture resembles a coarse crumb.
  4. Sprinkle the crumb topping over the berries.
  5. Bake in the air fryer for 15 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  6. *Please note that all air fryers cook differently. Before trying any recipe, always refer to the manufacturer safety instructions provided with your specific air fryer.
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