How to Snack Healthily at Home with Banana Cream Pie?
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Banana Cream Pie with Benefits
In all probability you’ve likely enjoyed numerous cream pies throughout your
lifetime including the luscious, delicious banana cream pie.
But, have you ever enjoyed Banana Cream Pie that offers health benefits? Your
answer is probably no because back in the days that our grandmothers and moms
were creating these delicious desserts, the focus was not on how healthy they are
but more focused on flavor and texture.
Those times have passed. These days veggies are being invited into all kinds of
dessert recipes to shift them from “empty calories” to calories with benefits
and this version of Banana Cream Pie includes green leaves (either spinach,
Swiss chard or kale).
Add to that an assortment of super healthy nuts and seeds and you’ve got the
formula that will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth and boost their health at the same time.
It really doesn’t get any better than that.
BANANA CREAM PIE (With Hidden Benefits)
1 cup almonds
½ cup seeds, any mix of the following – pumpkin, sunflower, sesame, hemp
1 cup dates, soaked at least 30 minutes drained
½ cup desiccated coconut
2 cups green leaves (spinach, Swiss chard, kale) fresh or frozen
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Please almonds in food processor and process until broken down and crumbly. Add
all other ingredients and process until well combined. Press into the base of a spring
form tin or pan.
BANANA CHIA FILLING:
1 cup cashews
½ cup Chia seeds, pre-soaked in ¾ cup water for 10 minutes
3-4 ripe bananas
1 cup desiccated coconut
2 tablespoons honey
½ cup coconut oil, warmed until liquid
Place cashews into a food processor and process until broken down and crumbly.
Add all other ingredients and process until well combined and smooth.
Spoon out on top of base and place in fridge or freezer while y