1/3cuphoneyfor a sweeter topping, use 1/2 cup honey
2tablespoonscanola oilor olive oil (NOT extra virgin or virgin olive oil)
olive oil or canola oil cooking spray
2cupsappleschopped, peeled, pitted, and chopped into small pieces
2cupsfresh berries of choice
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Grind 1 1/2 cups oats by placing in a food processor or blender and pulsing until a flour consistency. In a medium bowl, combine the oat flour and 1 cup of remaining oats. Add the chopped walnuts if using. Add the oil and honey and mix until crumbly.
Spray each ramekin with olive or canola cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine chopped apples, berries, lemon zest, lemon juice, and honey. Mix spices and cornstarch in a small bowl and sprinkle over apple-berry mixture, toss gently to combine. Place apple-berry mixture in individual ramekins or in a casserole dish. Top with the oat mixture. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until golden on top and bubbly.
Serve in individual ramekins on plates OR remove from the ramekin by circling the edges with a butter knife to loosen and upturning onto a plate.