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Paleo Strawberry Almond Galette

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Simple and rustic, galettes are the perfect dessert when you’re craving pie but don’t want to put all the effort in. This paleo strawberry almond galette will satisfy any sweet tooth in a healthy way!

I briefly mentioned the strawberry picking adventure I went on last week when I was talking about these gluten free chocolate biscuits on Friday but let’s revisit that.

I got an email from the farm I did a CSA with a couple years ago letting us know the strawberry fields were bursting with fresh fruit and ready for picking. I deleted it and went on with my day thinking, that’s great but I can also just buy them in the store, they taste great since it’s actually strawberry season and the convenience factor is about tenfold better.

Then it somehow got brought back up in a conversation with Brandy and next thing I know, we’re making plans to pick berries on one of the hottest days of the year at a time in the morning when I’m usually still on the couch in my pajamas procrastinating the real start to my day.

Simple and rustic, galettes are the perfect dessert when you're craving pie but don't want to put all the effort in. This paleo strawberry almond galette will satisfy any sweet tooth in a healthy way!

We arrive, make the trek out there (they moved the field to pretty much the furthest possible location from the parking lot), spend 30 minutes in the heat seeking out the perfect red berries trying to not be annoyed by the 15 families who thought it’d be a great idea to take the kids strawberry picking not realizing they’d be there for an hour listening to their toddler say “mommy/daddy- is THIS a good one???” on repeat as they hold up the greenest of green strawberries they can find (it was one of those “yep, SO glad I don’t have kids” gut check moments) and then head back into the store to pay.

Except guess what was inside the store?

Strawberries.

That cost THE SAME EXACT AMOUNT as the ones we just spent 30 minutes and half a gallon of sweat picking.

I tried to keep the crazy inside but expletives wanted to leave my mouth. Like real bad.

strawberries in colander for making a gluten-free, grain-free strawberry almond galette

So home we went with 2 containers filled to the brim with strawberries.

They sat on the counter for not even 2 days when I realized they were starting to mold. $6.50/pound and these little bitches wanted to mold on me in not even 48 hours.

That’s when operation paleo strawberry almond galette began and while I’m annoyed at the entire set of circumstances leading up to the event, the outcome is pretty baller.

Strawberry Almond Galette is a gorgeous and delicious seasonal dessert and perfect for Valentine's Day!

I’m joining up with some other pretty amazing blogging ladies today to bring you guys 5 healthy summer berry dessert ideas including my paleo strawberry almond galette.

So go get your berry picking on (or just buy them in the store) and stuff your face with one of these recipes because berry season is way too short.

5 Healthy Summer Berry Desserts

Brittany’s Mixed Berry Fruit Salad

Easy and nutritious, this colorful fruit salad combines ripe strawberries, blueberries, grapes, kiwi and pineapple chunks with a zesty lime and poppy seed dressing. It’s a refreshing summertime dish perfect for brunch, picnics, parties and cookouts.

Mixed Berry Fruit Salad

Davida’s Blueberry Hazelnut Crumb Bars

These paleo and vegan Blueberry Hazelnut Crumb Bars are made with wild summer blueberries, sweetened with a touch of maple syrup on a hazelnut crust and crumble. They will fill your sweet tooth all summer long!

Blueberry Hazelnut Crumb Bars

Taylor’s Red, White and Blueberry Paleo Poke Cake

This paleo poke cake has sweet pockets of homemade blueberry filling and is topped with whipped coconut cream and fresh strawberries for an easy, healthier dessert!  Perfect for the Fourth of July!

Red, White and Blueberry Paleo Poke Cake

Lexi’s Strawberry Shortcake with Easy Strawberry Sauce

Combine the perfect biscuit with dairy-free whipped cream, fresh strawberries, and easy strawberry sauce for the ultimate classic summer dessert!

Strawberry Shortcake with Easy Strawberry Sauce

Last but not least, my paleo strawberry almond galette.

Grain Free Strawberry Almond Galette makes a showstopper of a dessert for any occasion!

I hate using the word delicious but really this was like a 10 on the deliciousness scale.

The grain free crust held together so well, had the perfect flakiness to it without being too flaky (ain’t nothing worse than an over flaky pie crust).

The strawberry filling is perfectly sweet since the berries pretty much roast while the crust bakes and the hint of almond flavor with each bite makes this one of my all time favorite desserts.

ps- love roasted strawberries? Try this roasted strawberry milkshake. Omg.

Paleo Strawberry Almond Galette will impress everyone with it's gorgeous appearance and delicious taste.

To the point where I’d almost consider going through the whole picking process again, annoying toddlers and all for another one.

Almost.

I know we’re past it but this would also make a really great Valentine’s Day dessert! And if you want another sweet galette option – try these mini tart cherry galettes!

Love this strawberry almond galette?

Try these other strawberry desserts too like chocolate strawberry bread pudding, strawberry ginger crisp or strawberry rhubarb macarons.

Paleo Strawberry Almond Galette

Paleo Strawberry Almond Galette

Yield: 4-6 servings
Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours

Simple and rustic, galettes are the perfect dessert when you're craving pie but don't want to put all the effort in. This paleo strawberry almond galette will satisfy any sweet tooth in a healthy way!

Ingredients

For the crust

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour
  • 2 eggs, divided
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 -3/4 cup sliced blanched almonds for the sides

For the filling

  • 3 cups hulled strawberries (either sliced or whole if they're small)
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca flour
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions

  1. Combine the almond flour, tapioca flour, salt and butter in a food processor. Pulse until the texture of coarse meal.
  2. Add 1 egg and sugar and pulse again until dough comes together.
  3. Turn out onto a piece of plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour up to overnight.
  4. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  5. Combine all the filling ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  6. Roll the dough out between two pieces of parchment paper into a circle. You want it thick enough to be able to hold the filling and fold up the sides.
  7. Place the strawberry filling in the middle of the circle leaving about 2 inches around the edge empty.
  8. Gently fold the sides up, creasing the dough together with your fingers as you go.
  9. Beat the remaining egg with a splash of water in a small bowl.
  10. Brush the outside edges of the galette with the egg wash.
  11. Press the almonds all over the sides of the galette then brush again with the egg wash.
  12. Transfer the parchment with the galette to the baking sheet and bake for 35-40 minutes until the edges are golden brown.
  13. Remove from the oven, let sit about 15-20 minutes before slicing and serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 343Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 347mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 5gSugar: 9gProtein: 9g

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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Ripe strawberries and almonds combine in this rustic strawberry almond galette for a lovely fruit dessert.

Picture overload! Sorry, I couldn’t resist.

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Angele

Wednesday 7th of August 2019

Can you make this with peaches?? Looks so so amazing!

Running to the Kitchen

Wednesday 7th of August 2019

Yes, that would be SO good right now with summer peaches!

Sophie Fenwick

Sunday 5th of May 2019

I am going to try this today except I want to leave the strawberries raw.. I am afraid to roast them though I know they would be good. I couldn’t resist commenting though about children, in their defense. Number 1: you wouldn’t believe how fast they grow. My older son turned 18 yesterday and it feels like yesterday when he was born. Now he’s his own person, a new family member to be around when I am old. Number 2: a newborn is such a miracle. Everyone I know who has experienced giving birth is knocked out by a newborn’s connection to the divine, their undersea type movements and then, as I said, they grow and change every day, but bonded to you. This bond, and their effort to communicate with you makes them not annoying, in fact the opposite. I also have a 5 year old and now he just loves to tell us “I love you a billion billion billion trillion billion million “ which I love to hear though it’s repetitive.. Also when I recommend parenting to people I love to mention how easy and natural it really is- it is our instinct to nurture and protect; and the love I feel for my children is so heartbreaking it’s unlike any other love. Whether you decide to have children now after my message or not I hope you will possibly understand that other people’s children can indeed be annoying but not your own; and the feeling of not understanding children evaporates when you give birth. I guess it’s the miracle and mystery of life. I can’t put it into words though I tried.

Karen hansen

Thursday 19th of July 2018

I made this yesterday, and although it looked beautiful, the bottom crust was completely mushy after baking at least the longest time given! I have found this with other crust recipes too. Do I need to bake the crust a while before adding the strawberries? Seems like there was too much liquid in the strawberry filling.

Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles

Wednesday 8th of February 2017

This is so beautiful - I love those sliced almonds covering the crust!

Alyssa Keeley

Wednesday 16th of November 2016

I'm not allowed to eat tapioca or arrowroot. Any other substitution ideas? Would coconut flour work?

Running to the Kitchen

Wednesday 16th of November 2016

You could try cornstarch or rice flour although I haven't tried either in this recipe.

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