Grain-free Sweet Potato Pie- nut free

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Pumpkin pie is not the only traditional fall pie in my house! Grain-free sweet potato pie has become a new favorite fall pie and even rivals pumpkin pie! This delicious pie is not only grain-free, but it is also gluten free, corn free, and nut free!

Grain-free Sweet Potato Pie- This grain-free sweet potato pie is also gluten free, corn free, and nut free. It is sure to rival pumpkin pie as the traditional fall pie!

I love grain-free sweet potato pie not only because it tastes good, but also because sweet potatoes contain some great health benefits and nutrition!

Nutrition in Sweet Potatoes

  • Best source of vitamin A
  • High in anti-oxidants
  • Contain good amounts of vitamin C and B6
  • Strong anti-inflammatory food
  • Sweet potatoes are 77% water
  • They are a good source of potassium
  • Contain a good amount of fiber

Grain-free Sweet Potato Pie- This grain-free sweet potato pie is also gluten free, corn free, and nut free. It is sure to rival pumpkin pie as the traditional fall pie!

Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

  • Lower on the glycemic index than regular potatoes
  • Improves the health of our eyes and skin because of it’s high vitamin A content
  • Reduces cancer risks because of their high antioxidant levels

Sweet Potato Fun Facts

I not only found out the health benefits and nutrition of sweet potatoes, but I also stumbled across some unique facts about sweet potatoes during my research!

  • Sweet potatoes belong to the morningglory family, not the nightshade or yam family.
  • Certain varieties of sweet potatoes have different flesh colors. A few colors  include: cream, white, yellow, orange, pink and purple.
  • There are over 400 different varieties of sweet potatoes.
  • The U.S. commercially grows about 1 million sweet potatoes each year.
  • China grows roughly 80 million tons of sweet potatoes each year.

 

Now that you know a little bit more about this sweet and tasty vegetable, lets look at a recipe that turns this unique vegetable into a pie!

Grain-free Sweet Potato Pie- This grain-free sweet potato pie is also gluten free, corn free, and nut free. It is sure to rival pumpkin pie as the traditional fall pie!

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Grain-free Sweet Potato Pie
Recipe by The Pioneer Chicks
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place the sweet potato, maple syrup, molasses, eggs, and spices in a blender. Blend until combined.
  2. Add the butter and coconut milk. Blend until smooth. Pour into an unbaked pie crust.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes. Keeping the pie in the oven, reduce the temperature to 300 degrees F. Bake for another 30-40 minutes. The filling should be firm around the edges and slightly soft in the center.
  4. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before serving!
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Grain-free Sweet Potato Pie- This grain-free sweet potato pie is also gluten free, corn free, and nut free. It is sure to rival pumpkin pie as the traditional fall pie!

This grain-free sweet potato pie has a great creamy texture and a delicious taste. I love that this pie is so flavorful and can be whipped up quickly and easily! I am sure that this grain-free sweet potato pie recipe will soon be up next to pumpkin pie on your holiday baking list!

If I haven’t sold you on this sweet potato pie yet, feel free to check out my Dairy-free Pumpkin Pie recipe instead!

by Alexa

Grain-free Sweet Potato Pie- This grain-free sweet potato pie is also gluten free, corn free, and nut free. It is sure to rival pumpkin pie as the traditional fall pie!