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Raw Pumpkin Pie #2

by Wendy Rudell, author of Raw Transformation

Try a twist on holiday tradition with this delicious and healthy raw pumpkin pie recipe.

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Raw Pumpkin Pie #2

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Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 2 cups almonds, soaked and dehydrated 2 hours
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, soaked 1 hour to soften
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • Date soaking water if necessary
  • Filling:
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 - 1 ½ cups dates, soaked 1 hour
  • ¼ cup raisins, soaked 1 hour
  • ½ cup cashews, soaked 4 hours
  • 2 persimmons, peeled*
  • 2 sapotes**
  • ½ - 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 - 2 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp cardamom
  • Raisin or date soaking water
  • 3 Tbs psyllium
  • Dash of Celtic sea salt
  • Macadamia Nut Cream Frosting
  • 1 ½ cups macadamia nuts or cashews, soaked overnight
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice, papaya juice, or coconut water
  • ¼ cup agave syrup or honey
  • 1 tsp almond extract

Instructions

1

To Make the Crust:

2

Place almonds in food processor and process until mealy.

3

Slowly add in dates, water, vanilla, and cinnamon to form a dough consistency.

4

Pat into a glass pie plate so that crust is at least ¼ inch thick.

5

To Make the Filling:

6

Put peeled and chopped pumpkin through the Champion juicer with the blank in place.

7

Then run the dates, raisins, and nuts through the Champion juicer, again with the blank attachment.

8

Combine the two then add the mixture to the Vita-Mix, along with the remaining ingredients (except for the psyllium husks).

9

Use just enough soaked raisin water to keep the blades turning.

10

Remove mixture to a larger bowl and stir in psyllium husks. This will help to firm the pie so that it slices neatly.

11

Scoop mixture into the crust and chill 2 hours before serving.

12

Garnish with Macadamia Nut Cream Frosting.

13

To Make the Frosting:

14

Blend all ingredients in the Vita-Mix until smooth and creamy.

15

Top pie and serve chilled.

Notes

*If you are having trouble finding persimmons, try substituting mango or apple. ** If you are having trouble finding sapotes, try substituting banana or young coconut.  All recipes are from Raw Transformation, courtesy of of author, Wendy Rudell.

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