Oh My! Raw Lemon Pie!

May 1, 2009 at 3:02 pm 2 comments

We are at the heels of summer!  The warm sunny days, the delicious tastes of summer fruit,  and the endless time of sitting around the pool soaking up the rich Vitamin   D.  Yes, I love summer time.  Because of the warm days you will need something cool and refreshing to tantalize your taste buds.

This great treat is a bonus to the ending of any great meal.  It is also power pack with great nutrients that will feed your cells and strengthen you immune system.  Let us go through a few of the ingredients and see the wonderful benefits.

Lemon – High in Vitamin C . Cleanses and regenerates the blood.                     Coconut – Great sources of Magnesium, Iron, and Potassium                                Macadamia Nut – Rich  in Niacin, Phosphorus, and Magnesium

raw-lemon-pie

Ingredients:

Crust

1 c macadamia nuts                                     1 c shredded coconut

1 t lemon zest                                                2 T agave nectar

pinch of salt

Place macadamia nuts, salt and shredded coconut in food processor, chop until fine. Add lemon zest and agave nectar processor until well mixed.

Oil and 9 in pie dish with a little coconut oil. Press the mixture into the pie dish. Put pie plate in the freezer while you make the filling so the crust will firm up.

Filling

2 c young coconut meat                   ½ c agave nectar

¾ c melted coconut oil                     ¼ c lemon juice

2 t lemon zest                                    pinch of salt

½ t turmeric                                        2 t vanilla extract

In a Vita Mix on high speed blender, blend all of the filling ingredients until smooth. Pour the filling into the tart or pie pan. Chill in the freezer until set, 3-6 hours.


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Recipe man  |  May 1, 2009 at 4:16 pm

    i love a good lemon pie.
    the lemon zest adds alot of aroma and taste

    Reply
  • 2. Ashley  |  May 22, 2009 at 2:17 am

    Hi!! It’s Ashley from the Richardson Whole Foods! LOVE the site;) You have inspired me to look back into eating more raw:)

    Drop me a line sometime! It was great to see you!!!

    Ashley

    Reply

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