Better than Big Mama’s? That sounds like a tall order, doesn’t it? However, nothing makes your pecan pie taste better than tweaking it to meet your needs while keeping its great flavor. Once you get used to the suggested recipe, you can play around with other ingredients that accomplish the same thing. Isn’t it good to know that you can have a great dessert without throwing your diet out the window?
Why Does Your Pecan Pie Recipe Need A Makeover?
Pecans may be healthy but the other ingredients that go into a traditional pecan pie usually aren’t. That recipe calls for quite a bit of corn syrup, butter, and sugar. As a result, one slice of regular pecan pie can have up to 600 calories. The healthy alternative below has only 400 calories per slice with ingredients that are better for you.
Your Healthy Pecan Pie Recipe
Servings: 8 slices
½ cup coconut oil, softened but not liquid
1 ¼ cups whole wheat pastry flour
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp coconut sugar
6-8 tbsp ice water, plus more if needed
To get the coconut oil solid so we can break it into pieces, spread out...