I absolutely love healthy treats when using superfood ingredients.
Food is meant to nourish and heal the body. Choosing foods that are high in nutritional value gives you more bang for your buck.
I love trying out new recipes. It allows me to be creative and come up with new ideas.
Kristen baked this wonderful blueberry pie. It is high in antioxidants and offers a ton of health benefits as it is high in vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and fiber.
The nutrients in blueberries help to fight against the aging process, protect against cancer, boosts brain health, keeps the heart healthy, keeps the skin clear and glowing, supports healthy digestion, and supports and aids in healthy weight maintenance and weight loss.
She baked this blueberry pie for her father’s birthday and it was a complete hit!
Try it out. Enjoy!
This pie is Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free and Vegan.
Makes 12 thin slices
Ingredients for the crust:
2 cups blanched almond flour (oat flour will probably work too, but it will not be grain-free)
2 T coconut oil
1 flax egg (1 T flaxseed meal and 3 T water mixed together)
1/4 tsp sea salt
For the filling:
5 cups fresh blueberries
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup water
Juice from 1/2 a lemon
1 tsp cinnamon
2 T chia seeds
1 T arrowroot
1/4 tsp sea salt
Preheat oven to 350.
In a food processor, mix the flour and salt.
Add in the coconut oil and flax egg and pulse until a dough starts to form.
Press the dough into a glass pie dish and bake for about 9-10 minutes.
In a medium saucepan, combine the blueberries, maple syrup, water, lemon juice, cinnamon, and salt.
Bring to a boil and then turn down and simmer for about 3-5 minutes.
Once the mixture is done simmering, add in the chia seeds and arrowroot and mix well.
Let the mixture sit for about 5 minutes.
Pour the blueberry mixture into the pie crust and bake for 15-20 minutes.