Recipes ofKurt Dixon

Registered dietitian

Body Refined, a Health & Wellness practice

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Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Monday, December 11, 2017
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Total time
55 minutes
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Preparation time
20 minutes

Make this homemade southern sweet potato pie recipe from scratch using whole, unrefined ingredients this Holiday! It’s so easy to make and your guests won’t even know it’s healthy!

Ingredients
or1 9-Inch Crust of whole Wheat Pie Crust (9 Inch) (369 g)
or2 1/2 cups (approx. 2 large) mashed sweet potatoes, mashed and peeled
or1/2 cup pure maple syrup
or2 Flax Eggs (2 tbsp Ground Flaxseed, 6 tbsp water: Stir well, and then allow the mixture to set for about 5-10 minutes.)
or1 cup unsweetened almond milk
or1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
or2 tbsp. Bob's Red Mill whole wheat pastry flour
or1 tsp vanilla extract
or1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
or1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
or1/4 tsp sea salt
or2 tbsp raw pecans, finely chopped
Preparation
1.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.
In a large mixing bowl, add the mashed sweet potatoes, eggs, pure maple syrup, melted coconut oil, pure vanilla extract, whole wheat pastry flour, unsweetened almond milk, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and sea salt. Stir together until evenly mixed.
3.
Carefully pour the filling into the prepared pie crust and smooth out with a spoon.
4.
Place in the oven and bake for 45-65 minutes, or until the center is set. You will know it is set because it doesn't giggle nearly at all when gently shaken.
5.
Once set, remove the pie from the oven and allow to cool on a rack.
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer slice (178 g)% DRI
Energy246 kcal437 kcal22 %
Fat14 g25 g39 %
Fatty acids, total saturated10 g17 g87 %
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg0 %
Sodium170 mg302 mg13 %
Carbohydrate28 g50 g17 %
Sugars9 g17 gremove
Fiber3 g5 g20 %
Protein3 g5 gremove