Recipe -

Vegan Yam Pie

*Will need a food processor or blender

Ingredients:

For the Crust:

  • 2 1/2 cups assorted nuts (walnuts, pecans, cashews, almonds)
  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

 For the Filling:

  • 2 1/2 cups pureed yams
  • 2/3 cup of coconut or almond milk
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup arrowroot powder or cornstarch
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice mix

     

       Optional Toppings:

      • Coconut whip cream
      • Ice cream
      • Pecans

      Directions:

      • Preheat the oven to 350 ℉
      • Put the crust ingredients into a food processor or blender and pulse into a crumbs. If the dough doesn't stick together when you pinch it add a little water until it does. 
      • Press into a lightly greased pie tin. 
      • For the filling, blend all filling ingredients together until smooth and then pour into the pie tin. 
      • Put in the oven and bake for 60 minutes or until the top is slightly brown and the filling is set up.
      • Let it cool for at least an hour. Add toppings and serve warm or cold. Enjoy :) 


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