Protein Pumpkin Pie

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One of the hardest things for me to eat in moderation is dessert. My Mum has been known to regularly eat spoonfuls of maple butter, so I’m pretty sure I was predisposed to have a serious sweet tooth. I do try my very best to at least stick with ‘healthy’ desserts, but I’m only human…and this human loves cake. I firmly believe that everyone should indulge in delicious foods once in a while.

However, in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle avoiding desserts with a high amount of fat and sugar is necessary, especially when those desserts are filled with all sorts of nasty processed ingredients. The last time I did a ‘cut’, I played around with this Protein Pumpkin Pie recipe as a ‘healthy dessert’ option. I’ll admit I would like to experiment with this a little more since I don’t think it’s quite perfect yet. That being said, it is tasty, full of protein, and an option to satisfy your sweet tooth.


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Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.

  2. Pour into a greased pie plate.

  3. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes, then an additional 25 minutes at 325 degrees.

Nutrition Information (per slice: 1 pie = 8 slices)

  • Calories: 76

  • Carbs: 5.5 grams

  • Fat: 1.7 grams

  • Protein: 11.2 grams

Tip: Store leftovers in the fridge for up to one week. I like to top my pie with 1 teaspoon maple syrup and 1 tablespoon coconut cream!


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