Healthy Raw Apple Pie Recipe

Make This Healthy Raw Apple Pie Recipe

Whether your indulgences come in the form of too many mimosas or a hefty side of casserole, there’s always room for a healthy dessert. Yes, we said it, and yes, it’s possible. Take a look at this recipe from RAW FOOD: A Complete Guide for Every Meal of the Day and get ready to explain to your Great Aunt Lynne what a raw vegan is.

Raw Apple Pie Recipe

1 ¾ cups almonds
1 tablespoon canola oil or almond oil
5 fresh dates
pinch of nutmeg
2 teaspoons cinnamon
pinch of salt
1 tablespoon honey

1 or 2 apples
1 banana
2 dates
1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 or 3 apples, sliced
cinnamon, to taste

Finely chop the nuts in a food processor. Mix in the oil, dates, spices and salt. Add honey and mix to form a dough. Spread the dough on the bottom of a pie dish. Thoroughly blend the filling ingredients in a food processor before placing them inside the pie. Garnish with sliced apples before sprinkling cinnamon on top.

RAW FOOD: A Complete Guide for Every Meal of the Day by Erica Palmcrantz and Irmela Lilja, $10.17,