Holiday Sweet Potato Pie

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This is a completely sugar-free pie using only liquid stevia and all natural sugar alcohols lakanto, erythritol or xylitol. While the names sound a bit scary, these sugar alcohols are not to be confused with artificial sweeteners. They are actually made through a fermentation process of natural sugars such as those found in birch tree. This is a great dessert option for those looking to keep it low glycemic this Holiday season!

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Pie Filling

1 cup Irish moss paste (1-2 ratio soaked moss to water)

2 1/2 cups chopped sweet potato (1 medium)

3/4 cup chopped carrot (1 med)

1 1/4 cup chopped zucchini with skin (1 medium)

6 drops vanilla essence (medicine flower)

1/4 tsp. vanilla bean powder

15 drops liquid clear stevia

1 Tbs. Pumpkin pie spice

1 tsp. cinnamon powder

1/2 tsp. ginger powder

1/2 tsp. allspice

2/3 cup coconut oil

2 cups water

1 cup Lakanto or Erythritol or Xylitol

3/4 tsp Himalayan salt

optional for richer flavor: 1/3 cup shredded cacao butter

optional for creamier texture: 1 Tbs. lecithin powder (non GMO)


Crust
1 cup dried, shredded coconut (find in bulk bins), ground into a powder

2 cups unsoaked, de-hulled sunflower seeds, ground into a powder

1/2 cup ground dry chia seeds

1/2 cup carob, mesquite or cacao powder

10 drops almond essence (medicine flower)

1/2 cup shaved or shredded cacao butter (do not melt)

1/4 tsp. himalayan salt

2/3 cup Irish Moss Paste

1/2 cup Lakanto, Xylitol or Erythritol

Sky High Whipped Topping
1/4 cup soaked Irish moss (measure after soaking in cold water for 3+ hours)

2 3/4's cup  water

¾ cup LAKANTO sugar free sweetener, xylitol or erythritol

3/4 cup coconut oil

3 Tbs. soy lecithin powder (non GMO)

2 cups fresh young coconut meat , 1 1/2 cups mac nuts or 1 cup coconut milk powder

¼ tsp. salt

15 drops vanilla essence (Medicine flower) or 1 Tbs. vanilla extract

Instructions

Sweet Potato Pie Filling

1) Combine the blended Irish Moss paste with the remainder of ingredients into an 8 cup blender and blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Make sure the coconut oil and cacao butter get smooth and well incorporated (no little bits). You can also substitute the cacao butter for extra coconut oil.

2) Pour into the pie crusts and let set up for 1-2 hours refrigerated.

3) Top with Sky High Whipped Topping

Crust

1) Make the Irish Moss paste by blending until smooth 1 cup of soaked Irish Moss with 2 cups of water then measure out required amount.

2) Puree all ingredients in a food processor until mixed well.

3) Press into two 9 inch pie plates  starting in the center and pressing up the sides.

Sky High Whipped Topping

1) Blend moss and 1 Cup water until smooth
2) Blend all remaining ingredients in a blender until smooth.

3) Let set up overnight in the refrigerator overnight if

4) Drop or pipe onto pies and puddings wtth  a piping bag as desired.

About Elaina Love

Elaina Love is a professional Chef and Instructor, Lifestyle Counselor and Owner/Director of the raw food store and Pure Joy Planet. She authored the raw, vegan, living food recipe book Elaina's Pure Joy Kitchen to share her favorite recipe creations, which have also been published internationally. She is the creator of the Amazing Nut Milk Bag. Elaina has been teaching raw food courses worldwide since 1998. She is a Chef / Instructor at the renowned Living Light Culinary Arts Institute where she has been on staff since 2000. Elaina has taught classes and provided raw food meals at many raw food events and retreats, including those for David Wolfe of Nature’s First Law, Dr. Gabriel Cousens of The Tree of Life, Living Light Internationals Raw World, The International Raw Foods Festival, The Boutenko Family and many more recognized leaders in the raw food community. With a passion for sharing the knowledge she has attained through years of experience, Elaina has helped people throughout the country bring about positive changes in their lives. Her teaching and support empowers people to lose weight and gain energy by making positive lifestyle choices and incorporating more living, raw food into their diet.

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