Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe
If there’s one time of year when sugary, processed, and unhealthy food abounds, it’s the holiday season. So for us nutritionally minded eaters, missing out on all the yummy (albeit unhealthy) treats during holiday gatherings can be a pain point. But this doesn’t mean the season is a complete bust! With a little bit of planning and creativity, you don’t have to sacrifice tasty holiday treats for your holistic nutrition.
For your next holiday gathering, breathe a sigh of relief when it’s time for dessert, because you planned ahead and whipped up this delicious Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie.
Holistic Pumpkin Pie Recipe:
(Remember to choose certified organic when possible.)
- Raw mixed nuts: 1 cup
- Large dates: 8 (remove the pits!)
- Coconut oil: 1 tablespoon
Grease pie pan with coconut oil. Combine ingredients in food processer. Transfer to pie pan, spread out nut mixture, and press down with fingertips into edges of pie pan.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Organic pumpkin purée: 1 can (equivalent to about 2 cups fresh steamed pumpkin)
- Free range eggs: 3
- Honey: About ¼ cup (sweeten to personal taste)
- Cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum: 1 teaspoon
- Pumpkin pie spice*: 1 teaspoon
- Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon
Mix the wet pie ingredients together and pour onto the crust. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes until middle congeals.
Keep an eye on the pie. No one likes burnt sweets! ; )
I made two of these gluten free, grain free, dairy free pumpkin pies over the Thanksgiving weekend, and they were a big hit with everyone. Please let me know how this recipe turns out for you in the comments!
Happy, healthy holidays!
*We like the dry, Salt-free Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend from the Spice Hunter. But if you’d like to use individual spices, the spices in this blend are: Cinnamon, Ginger, Lemon peel, Nutmeg, Cloves, Cardamom, Star Anise, Fennel, and Black Pepper.
This article is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent disease. This article has not been reviewed by the FDA. Always consult with your primary care physician or naturopathic doctor before making any significant changes to your health and wellness routine.
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Editors Note: This blog post was originally published in December 2014 and has been updated for accuracy. (October 2017)