Thursday, March 14, 2013

How to Celebrate Pi (π) Day with a Gluten Free Pie Recipe


Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Pie

Ingredients
  • 4 large sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and cooled
  • 4 Tbsp. Earth Balance Vegan Butter Sticks, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. Simply Organic Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Simply Organic Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Simply Organic All-Spice
  • 1/4 cup dairy-free milk such as So Delicious
  • 1 tsp. Simply Organic Almond Extract
  • 1 9 inch gluten-free pie shell
Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a large bowl, beat sweet potato flesh and butter until creamy. Stir in remaining filling ingredients; mix until smooth.

Transfer mixture into prepare pie shell.

Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. 
Set aside for 15 minutes before serving.


Recipe type: Dessert
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 15 mins
Serves: 12
Notes
Serving size: 1 slice Calories: 200 cal • Fat: 6.2 g • Protein: 3 g • Carb: 38.7 g • Fiber: 2.8 g • Sugar: 26.1 g • Sodium: 237 mg
(courtesy of the Healthy Apple)