Sunday, November 10, 2013

raw walnut pie (pecan pie)

We love pecan pie, the creaminess, the sweetness, the crunch. Prior to being diagnosed with celiac, we would order, the chocolate bourbon pecan pie and request the WholeFoods bakery replace the pecans with walnuts.
This raw walnut pie was easy to make. We used walnuts and hazelnuts in the crust and walnuts in the filling and on top. The next time we make this, we may try adding the chocolate layer just for my husband.
 Here is the recipe link

A "regular" pecan pie has ~ 500 calories, 27 grams of total fat, 106 mg cholesterol, 64 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of fiber, and 6 grams of protein.
This walnut pie has 321 calories, 21.4 grams of total fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 34 grams of carbohydrates, 5.5 grams of dietary fiber, and 4.5 grams of protein.

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