The Best Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

freddie-marriage-153161.jpgThere is no denying that pumpkin pie is a holiday favorite!  Every Thanksgiving season, families gather around the table and celebrate a meal together.  Pumpkin pie, the hallmark of Thanksgiving, has been stealing the show as a tradition for many years. People wonder how they can indulge and enjoy this delicious holiday favorite, yet also obtain their goal of healthy eating during the holidays…..Guess what??? There is a way! It is all about finding pumpkin pie recipes with healthy and limited ingredients. This way there is room for indulging and staying healthy.

Now, here is an example of a quick and easy recipe for some delicious low sugar and calorie pumpkin pie 🙂

Basics:

Prep Time:20 minutes

Cook Time:45 minutes

Total Time:1 hour 5 minutes \

Servings:8

Calories:191 kcal

Author:Brenda Bennett

Ingredients:

1 whole wheat pie crust

1 can 15 ounce pure pumpkin or 2 cups fresh pumpkin

½ cup milk

4 beaten eggs

½ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 teaspoons pumpkin spice

1 teaspoon vanilla liquid stevia

Directions:

  1. Prepare your crust from the recipe above.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Lay aluminum foil over the pie crust and add pie weights or raw dry beans, about 2 pounds.
  4. Spread beans over the bottom of the pie on foil.
  5. Place pie plate onto a baking sheet. Bake the crust for 10 minutes then remove the foil and beans and bake another 10 minutes.
  6. While the crust is baking prepare your filling. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  7. Pour filling mixture into the crust.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes -1 hour or until center is set.
  9. Cool to room temperature on wire rack.
  10. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

This holiday season go ahead and indulge in healthy, delicious pumpkin pie. Serve a pumpkin pie that is tastefully and textually perfect so that everyone can have smiles on their faces and a delicious memory in their mouths and hearts. There is nothing better than a good pumpkin pie to bring the family happily together. Enjoy! 🙂

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