Priscilla’s Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Priscilla's Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Priscilla’s Perfect Pumpkin Pie

I am really excited to share my new perfect pumpkin pie with you today dear Young and Raw reader! You’re the first to see this recipe, which will be featured in my new book due out early next year.

This super light (low GI) pumpkin pie sets up beautifully and is the perfect texture. I will be making this new creation for my family for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year and so can you!
Grain free, Gluten Free, Wheat free, Dairy Free, High GI Sugar Free, Preservative Free, Additive Free, Junk Free, Low Nuts, Guilt Free and made with love!

 

Serving Size: 12 Yield: 9 Inch Pie Ingredients
For the crust:

  • 2 Cups (203g) Pili Nuts (or Cashews, or Macadamia nuts), (We love Stephen James Luxury Organic Pili’s though any white nut will work.)
  • 1 Cup (116g) Pecans
  • 1/4 Cup (38g) Coconut Palm Sugar
  • 4 Pieces (58g) Medjool Dates, (Pitted, chopped)
  • Pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tsp (3g) Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp High Mineral Raw Salt

For the Filling:

  • 2 + 1/2 Cups (375) Butternut Squash, or Chinese Pumpkin
  • 1 Cup (226g) Pumpkin Seed Milk, (See instructions)
  • 1/2 Cup (110g) Irish Moss Gel, (See instructions)
  • 1/2 Cup (178g) Coconut Nectar
  • 1/4 Cup (73g) Coconut Butter
  • 3/4 Cup (165g) Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp (5g) Ginger Juice, (or substitute 2 tsps ginger powder)
  • 2 tsps (12g) Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsps (8g) Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (1g) Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) Cloves
  • 1/8 tsp Tumeric
  • 2 Tbsps Lecithin (Non GMO)
  • 8 Drops Vanilla Liquid Stevia
  • 1/4 tsp (2g) High Mineral Raw Salt

For the Pumpkin Seed Milk:
1/2 Cup Pumpkin Seeds
1 Cup Filtered Water

For the Irish Moss Gel:

  • 1/4 Cup (40g) Irish Moss (Unsoaked), (Soaked overnight, or for 8 hours in 4 Cups water, rinsed well)
  • 1 Cup Filtered Water

Directions:
1. Start with the crust. Using a food processor, combine all of the ingredients until a crust like texture comes together. You should be able to pull it apart. Prepare a 9 Inch removable bottom (high sided) pie tin, and press crust into the bottom and up the sides of the pie tin. Set aside.

2. Moving to the filling.  Start by making your pumpkin seed milk by blending your pumpkin seeds and water together in a blender for about a minute.  Strain the mixture and use just the milk.  In a high-speed blender, blend all ingredients except the coconut oil and lecithin until well incorporated and smooth.

3. Add the coconut oil and lecithin and continue blending until creamy and smooth.

4. Pour pumpkin pie batter into the prepared crust and place into the freezer for up to 4 hours to set up. Transfer to the fridge overnight to continue setting up before serving. This is a deliciously aromatic and creamy, yet light pumpkin pie that is best eaten fresh (within 2 days of making it.)

5. This raw pumpkin pie is made with fresh whole food ingredients and should be eaten right away. Fresh pumpkin has a limited ‘shelf life’, and this pie will store well in the fridge for up to 2 days, but unlike other cheesecakes and pies, does not store well long-term in the freezer. Make – eat – enjoy!

6. To make the irish moss In a high-speed blender, blend irish moss and water until well incorporated and smooth. Place in the fridge for at least 3 hours, or until set up (firm to the touch) to use in this recipe.

 

Recipe By: By Chef Priscilla Soligo © Rawthentic Food Ltd. www.rawthenticfood.com

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Chef Priscilla Soligo

Priscilla Soligo is the founder of Rawthentic Food, a company dedicated to teaching and creating organic plant-based living foods in Hong Kong.  She is a fully certified gourmet raw food chef and certified detox instructor from Pure Joy Culinary Academy (USA) and has trained directly with world master raw food chef Elaina Love and taught at her academy in Ubud Bali.She has also personally trained with Sydney Australia’s most prominent raw food chef, Julie Mitsios of Conscious Choice.  Priscilla completed her Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Development from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia along with her Raw Food Nutritional Studies from The Body Mind Institute Canada (David Wolfe’s Ultimate Raw Certification), which combine her love of children and living whole foods together.  She is a raw chef recipe contributor on a global platform to premier online raw food sites, as well as a regular contributor to Hong Kong’s popular parent and child magazine, Playtimes.She is an avid supporter of local organic farming and is currently producing her first published recipe book.  She is studying her Professional Chocolatier Certification and hopes to offer deliciously decadent fair-traded artisan hand made raw vegan chocolates, locally made in Hong Kong.Best of all, Priscilla is a wife and a mother, who is passionate about this lifestyle!

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About Chef Priscilla Soligo

Priscilla Soligo is the founder of Rawthentic Food, a company dedicated to teaching and creating organic plant-based living foods in Hong Kong.  She is a fully certified gourmet raw food chef and certified detox instructor from Pure Joy Culinary Academy (USA) and has trained directly with world master raw food chef Elaina Love and taught at her academy in Ubud Bali. She has also personally trained with Sydney Australia’s most prominent raw food chef, Julie Mitsios of Conscious Choice.  Priscilla completed her Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Development from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia along with her Raw Food Nutritional Studies from The Body Mind Institute Canada (David Wolfe’s Ultimate Raw Certification), which combine her love of children and living whole foods together.  She is a raw chef recipe contributor on a global platform to premier online raw food sites, as well as a regular contributor to Hong Kong’s popular parent and child magazine, Playtimes. She is an avid supporter of local organic farming and is currently producing her first published recipe book.  She is studying her Professional Chocolatier Certification and hopes to offer deliciously decadent fair-traded artisan hand made raw vegan chocolates, locally made in Hong Kong. Best of all, Priscilla is a wife and a mother, who is passionate about this lifestyle!

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