S’More Pie

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Here’s a gluten free recipe I tried from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen and I loved it. Enjoy!

Ingredients

For Pie Crust (see notes for a shortcut to make this without homemade graham crackers)

·     1 cup blanched almond flour

·     1/4 cup ground flax meal

·     1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon coconut sugar, divided

·     2 tablespoons honey

·     1 teaspoon cinnamon

·     1 egg

·     6 tablespoons butter, melted

For Chocolate Filling

·     2 cups full-fat coconut milk

·     1/4 cup maple sugar or coconut palm sugar

·     1 tablespoons arrowroot flour

·     Pinch of sea salt

·     2 scoops Vital Proteins collage peptides

·     1 teaspoon vanilla

·     1-1/4 cup (6 oz) dark chocolate chips

Topping

·     2 cups mini marshmallows (we like to buy good quality marshmallows with no high-fructose corn syrup or added junk)

Directions

For Crust:

1.   Pre-heat oven to 300ºF and position a rack in the center of the oven. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat.

2.   Prepare graham cracker crumbs in a medium bowl: combine almond flour, flax seed, 1 tablespoon coconut sugar, honey, cinnamon and egg.

3.   Place mixture on to prepared baking sheet and using a spatula spread it in an even, thin layer, approximately 1/8 inch thick.

4.   Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown, watching carefully to avoid burning.

5.   Place on a cooling rack and cool completely, at least 1 hour or longer.

6.   Once cool, break up pieces and place in a food processor and process until the crackers are fine. Add remaining 1/4 cup coconut sugar and melted butter and process until combined.

7.   Place graham cracker crumbs in a 9" pie plate and carefully press the crumbs up the sides and into the bottom of the plate in an even layer.

8.   Pre-heat oven to 350ºF.

9.   Place prepared crust on a rimmed baking sheet and bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Once done, if the sides of the crust have slipped down the plate at all, immediately press sides back up the plate and let cool.

For Filling:

1.   In a medium sauce pan, heat together coconut milk, sugar, arrowroot and sea salt in a medium saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat while whisking constantly. 

2.   Remove from heat and add chocolate, Vital Proteins collagen peptides, and vanilla. Whisk to combine.

3.   Pour the hot chocolate mixture into the prepared pie crust and gently shake to get a smooth top.

4.   Refrigerate for 4 hours.

For Assembly:

1.   Pre-heat broiler to 500ºF. 

2.   Top the chilled pie with mini marshmallows in a circle design and place on a rimmed baking sheet.

3.   Broil for 1-2 minutes, watching constantly, until marshmallows are light and golden.

4.   Serve pie immediately, or keep in refrigerator until ready to serve. Will keep for 1-2 days.

Recipe Notes

1.   Want to take a short cut and use store bought gluten-free graham crackers? Use 7.5 ounces of graham crackers and pulse as directed beginning on step 6. in crust directions and proceed with the remaining of the instructions.

2.   For dairy-free, use ghee in place of butter in the crust.

Kathy Watson

Kathy Watson

Kathy Watson co-founded Your Better Life with her husband, Tom. Kathy is a skilled Learning Support Teacher in Surrey British Columbia, Canada, and finds great joy in working with young children as they develop their literature skills. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Education and a Special Education Diploma, and has worked with students of all ages throughout her 24-year career in education. A former competitive swimmer, Kathy has developed a deep and long-lasting passion for fitness, nutrition, health and wellness. While working toward her Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Diploma, Kathy has learned the vital importance nutrition plays in a person’s overall wellness. To that end, Kathy has enthusiastically partnered with Nutrie, and is excited to bring the products and lifestyle to the Your Better Life community to make the achievement of personal health goals simpler. Kathy and the rest of the Nutrie team are excited to help you start making the little changes in your life – one day at a time – that will lead to BIG results and the best you! To learn more about how Nutrie can help you, visit Kathy’s website. Kathy and Tom have been married for more than 20 years and have three grown sons. Together, Kathy and Tom are dedicated to working with various communities to assist them in reaching their full potential, as is evidenced in their devotion to the success of Your Better Life.