Today's recipe is as tasty as it is healthy. Its full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, vegan protein, and good fats. The pie filling has two super healthy hidden ingredients: avocado and ...CAULIFLOWER! Yes, cauliflower. Strange sounding I know, but trust me, this filling is so creamy and delicious.The crust is very healthy as well featuring whole buckwheat groats, raw cacao powder, dates, figs, olive oil and coconut oil. The whole dessert is naturally sweetened with dried fruit, stevia, and maple syrup. No refined sugar for me. It is creamy as hell but totally vegan. The healthy shortcrust is chewy, chocolatey, and very sturdy meaning you can eat it out of your hand instead of needing a plate.

Healthy Key Lime Pie With Chocolate Crust [Vegan]

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For the Chocolate Crust:

  • 1 cup raw buckwheat
  • 3-4 dried figs
  • 3-4 Medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • A pinch of stevia or a couple drops liquid stevia
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon cacao powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water

For the Key Lime Filling:

  • 2 1/2 cups steamed and cooled cauliflower florets
  • 1/2-2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • A big pinch of pink salt
  • Stevia, to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups ripe avocado flesh, not mashed
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon liquid sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon liquid sweetener (agave, coconut nectar, or brown rice syrup are all good options)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


To Make the Chocolate Crust:

  1. Add everything but water to food processor and pulse until evenly is crumbly. Add water, just enough to moisten the dough and blend. Wet your hands and press the dough into a short crust pie dish. Bake in a 400°F oven until firm.

To Make the Filling:

  1. Puree everything until totally smooth. Taste. Add extra stevia as you need it to sweeten it to your taste. Spread into baked shell evenly. Chill in the freezer for 1-2 hours then store in the refrigerator.


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  1. I am a brand new vegan looking to start trying things. I’m a Southern gal, and key lime pie is my favorite. Please be truthful. Is this anything like real key lime pie, or is this one of those acquired taste recipes?

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