Berries & Kaniwa Crisp

Updated: Jul 31, 2023

Berries & Kaniwa Crisp
General Information
  • Desserts
  • Sweet
  • 48 minutes
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • 6 servings


  • 1 cup of HerbaZest Kaniwa Flour
  • 1 cup of oats (rolled)
  • 1/2 cup of almonds (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup of pecans (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • Salt (a pinch)
  • 2 1/2 cups of blueberries
  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch


Not many desserts can compete with this kaniwa flake berry crisp. In fact, it is wholesome enough to be enjoyed for breakfast! The crispy topping is made with kaniwa, oats, almonds, and pecans, which add a good dose of protein, healthy fats, and fiber. The juicy bottom is a delicious combination of antioxidant berries that perfectly complement the topping.

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, combine the berries, brown sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Set it aside.(3 minutes)
  3. In another bowl, mix together the oats, kaniwa flour, pecans, almonds, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.(3 minutes)
  4. Then add in the maple syrup and coconut oil. Give it all a good mix.(2 minutes)
  5. Transfer the berry mixture into an oven-proof baking dish. Then top it with the kaniwa, oat, and nut mixture. Bake for 40 minutes.(40 minutes)
  6. Let it cool slightly before serving. Then transfer into bowls and serve on its own or alongside ice cream, whipped coconut cream, or yogurt. Enjoy!