In this episode of Healthytarian Living host Evita Ochel explains how to make an easy, quick and delicious apple-rhubarb crumble cake.

TYPE: snack, dessert
PREP TIME: <15 mins
SERVINGS: 16 squares

  • Raw
  • Vegan
  • Wheat-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Soy-free
  • Peanut-free
  • Refined sugar-free

Goodies Needed

Cake Base & Top Crumble:

  • 2 cups raw, organic almonds (almond meal)
  • 4-5 medjool dates
  • 1 tsp pure, natural vanilla extract


  • 1-2 organic apples
  • 3-5 organic rhubarb stalks
  • 4-5 medjool dates
  • 1/3 cup ground flaxseeds


  • Fresh apple slices and cinnamon


  • Food processor
  • High powered blender, like Vitamix (optional)
  • Square 8-inch glass dish

Meal Nutritional Benefits


  • Are a protein powerhouse and rich in many nutrients
  • Good source of (in descending order): manganese, vitamin E, magnesium, tryptophan, copper, vitamin B2, and phosphorus
  • Lower bad cholesterol, reduce risk of heart disease, provide protection against diabetes, provide protection against cardiovascular disease, promote healthy weight, prevent gallstones and help with energy production
  • For more information, visit the almonds detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods

Medjool Dates:

  • Good source of (in descending order): fiber, potassium, copper, manganese, magnesium, vitamin B6, vitamin B5, vitamin B3, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin B2, vitamin B1, vitamin K, vitamin A and zinc
  • Rich in energy-rich carbohydrates, fiber and potassium, are excellent for athletes and all those needing a quick energy punch
  • Have been linked to promoting overall good health, promoting proper digestion and decreasing various cancer risks
  • Due to their good potassium content, can help regulate proper blood pressure
  • For more information, visit the medjool date overview from


  • Excellent source of flavenoids that act as antioxidants
  • Good source of (in descending order): fiber and vitamin C
  • Enhances proper cardiovascular health, provides protection against cancers, enhance proper digestion, enhance proper blood sugar, prevent kidney stones and promote overall good health
  • For more information, visit the apples detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods


  • Great source of poly-phenolic flavonoid compounds like ß-carotene, zeaxanthin, and lutein
  • Great source of (in descending order): vitamin K, vitamin C, manganese, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, folate
  • Enhances osteotrophic health (bone formation and strengthening), limits neuronal damage in the brain, help maintain healthy weight, enhance immune system, enhance cardiovascular and overall health
  • For more information, visit the rhubarb overview from Nutrition Data

Flax Seeds:

  • Adds a rich amount of alpha linoleic acid and omega-3 fatty acids
  • Good source of (in descending order): omega-3 fatty acids, manganese, fiber, magnesium, folate, copper, phosphorus and vitamin B6
  • Help reduce the inflammation that is a significant factor in conditions such as asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, migraine headaches, and osteoporosis
  • Protect against bone disease, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, provide cholesterol lowering benefits, and enhance proper eye health, women’s and men’s health
  • For more information, visit the flax seeds detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods

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