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Paleo Apple Galette (Grain Free & AIP)

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Paleo Apple Galette (Grain Free & AIP)

Galette is a French word that designates a rustic tart with a warm fresh fruit filling. And this grain free paleo apple galette is the perfect gluten free and gut friendly version of the original!

As always, since the goal of this blog is to provide delicious recipes to those with food allergies or who are following a special diet, this paleo galette is completely free from gluten, dairy and nuts and it’s suitable for those who are following the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) as well.

Grain Free Paleo Apple Galette

This recipe is particularly good for all those who don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen or are intimidated by a perfectly shaped pie dough.

In fact, to prepare this paleo apple galette you don’t even need a pie plate! All you need is an (imperfect) piece of flat dough and a sheet of parchment paper. Voila! You are ready to bake 🙂

Grain Free Paleo Apple Galette

Because of the naturally sweet grain free flours that I used to bake the pastry, this paleo galette is also absolutely free from refined sugar!! Check out the ingredient list: not even honey nor maple syrup in there!

All the sweetness comes from the delicious taste of tigernut (a nut-free flour that comes from a tiny African tuber), coconut flour and a touch of coconut water.

Grain Free Paleo Apple Galette

As per the fruit filling, I used apple and peach, but almost any fruit works well (of course avoid those fruits that get mushy or watery while baking, like banana, kiwi, pineapple, etc).

My only recommendation is that, if you decide to opt for frozen fruit, you should let it thaw or microwave it for a minute so that it loses the excessive water without making your paleo galette crust soggy.

Grain Free Paleo Apple Galette
Grain Free Paleo Apple Galette

Whether you a following a paleo diet, are on the AIP or simply want to avoid gluten and dairy, this recipe is what you need to never feel deprived and enjoy food without any of the nasty side effects we get from eating junk!

Paleo Apple Galette (Grain Free & AIP)

Grain Free Paleo Apple Galette





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For the Pastry:

For the Filling:

  • ½ Peach, sliced (if out of season, reheat slices of frozen peach until soft)
  • 1/3 Apple, sliced
  • ¼ tsp ground Cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine all the dry ingredient together in a bowl, mix well with a fork and add in the remaining wet ingredients.
  3. Knead well with your hands until you have a nice ball of dough.
  4. Roll out the dough for your paleo galette between two sheets of parchment paper until about ¼” thick.
  5. Place the fruit filling in the center of your dough (try to place the slices in a circular shape like you see in the photos) and carefully fold the pastry sides up.
  6. Sprinkle the top of your paleo apple galette with cinnamon and bake for about 40-45 minutes or until the crust is crispy and golden.
  7. Remove the paleo apple galette from the oven and let it cool before slicing.

I am sure the folks who will enjoy this paleo galette with you won’t even notice it’s free from allergens and sugar, and they’ll just ask for a second slice!!

Please let me know in a comment below and don’t forget to share this recipe on your Facebook and Pinterest!!

A big kiss to you all!! Ambra

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Ambra Torelli
Born and raised in Italy, Ambra visited over 20 countries and now she divides her time in between Italy and the US, where her husband is from and where she moved in 2011 work as university professor of Italian Literature. She writes about food, travel and things that inspire her! more about ambra

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  • Lisa Zafar March 16, 2017 7:21 am

    This looks wonderful! I think I will try making it for Easter

    • ambra March 16, 2017 12:10 pm

      Thanks Lisa!! This looks like a perfect recipe for Easter actually! Keep me posted and let me know if you like it!!

  • Karen March 16, 2017 10:03 am

    Thank you for this recipe. It looks delicious and I look forward to trying it.

    • ambra March 16, 2017 12:10 pm

      Thank YOU for the lovely feedback Karen! So lovely of you to stop by!

  • Yvonne Briggs March 16, 2017 10:19 am

    Are you sure tiger nuts are from south america? I had a tour of the organic gemini facility and they told me tiger nuts are grown in Africa.

    • ambra March 16, 2017 12:13 pm

      You are absolutely right!! I was probably thinking about maca when I wrote this (as they are both little delicious roots). I’ll edit the post right now and thanks for telling me!

  • Nicole March 16, 2017 12:31 pm

    This is so beautiful (like so many of your recipes!) and I would love to make it but not sure how to convert to American measure since your measures are based on weight. Any tips?

  • Leasy January 11, 2018 5:11 pm

    Is there any way to easily print this? The recipe generator you use makes you toggle between ingredients and method, makes it hard to print…

    • ambra January 14, 2018 2:35 am

      Hey Leasy, could you try to copy and paste the recipe text in a notepad and that print that out?
      I’ll look into finding a better plugin meanwhile. Thanks so much for letting m know!

      • Leasy January 15, 2018 9:54 am

        Thanks- I’ll give it a go. The recipe looks so amazing the hassle might be worth it.
        It does look really, really great By the way.
        But the toggle thing is going to prevent me from making your website a go to. Not criticizing, your website is beautiful and the recipes look great. But there is a truth about making things user friendly to attract people.
        Anyways, regardless of that- thank you for putting these online!! I can’t wait to try it! (Will have to order the tiger-nut flour… never used that stuff before. Excited to see the result!)
        Thanks again!

        • ambra January 15, 2018 11:41 am

          Leasy, thanks so much for your patience. Trust me, this pop up is pretty annoying for me too and I am waiting for the developer to fix it as I am not that tech-savy to do it myself. Hopefully, it will be fixed in the next couple days 🙂
          Hang around and keep enjoying the content!

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