Wholesome Pumpkin Pie Recipe (Dairy & Gluten Free)

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What would Thanksgiving (or fall!) be with out one thing pumpkin? Whether or not it’s a spiced pumpkin latte or pumpkin pie, the style and scent of pumpkin are the right companions to chill fall climate.

I used to be by no means really a giant pumpkin pie fan previously. However previously couple of years, I’ve fallen in love with the mix of coconut and pumpkin collectively. So I made a decision to create a pumpkin pie recipe that makes use of these flavors. It turned out nice!

A Higher Pumpkin Pie

If your loved ones considers pumpkin pie part of the Thanksgiving feast, take into account this more healthy choice this yr! It has all the identical flavors as conventional pumpkin pie however can accommodate those that keep away from dairy and gluten.

For the Crust

I’ve an almond flour pie crust recipe that I exploit for many of my pies. It’s a press-in pie crust fairly than a roll-out crust, which really is quite a bit simpler to make use of. You’ll have to pre-bake the crust for about 10 minutes earlier than pouring within the filling.

For the Filling

I don’t use a variety of refined sweeteners like white sugar or corn syrup. So on this pumpkin pie, I  use honey or maple syrup. Simply whisk it along with pureed pumpkin, eggs, and spices, and the filling is completed! I make my very own pumpkin pie spice, so it’s at all times readily available.

For the Topping

A few of my children declare that pumpkin pie merely can’t be eaten with out whipped cream. When you agree, then I like to recommend making your individual. That manner you keep away from all of the thriller substances in store-bought variations. It’s additionally tremendous straightforward and quick to do (supplied you’ve got an electrical mixer!).

Simply add heavy cream to a bowl and whisk with a hand mixer or stand mixer at excessive pace till fluffy. I like so as to add just a little vanilla extract to mine. It’s also possible to add just a little honey or maple syrup whereas it’s whisking to make it candy.

When you don’t do dairy, you’ll be able to make whipped coconut cream. Actually, even for those who do eat dairy I like to recommend the coconut whipped cream. That coconut/pumpkin mixture is so tasty.

Extra Thanksgiving Favorites

We’ve a variety of different Thanksgiving recipes that we’ve modified to suit our way of life. Actually, I wrote an entire submit about it. It consists of all the pieces from appetizers, to sides, to further dessert concepts. I additionally wrote out step-by-step directions for pulling all of it collectively and included a printable to hold on the fridge whilst you work.


Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe

A gluten-free (and dairy-optional) model of the traditional pumpkin pie. Get all of the pumpkin taste with solely real-food substances. Even makes use of pure sweeteners!

Prepare dinner Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Complete Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • Flippantly grease a 9-inch pie pan with coconut oil.

  • Put together pie crust in keeping with the pie crust recipe directions.

  • Whereas the pie crust is baking, use the pie crust bowl (no want for additional dishes!) to mix all of the filling substances besides coconut milk.

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.

  • Use an immersion blender or meals processor and blend the pumpkin filling totally. A hand-mixer won’t get it as clean! The pie filling ought to be clean and spreadable.

  • Add a small quantity of coconut milk if wanted to skinny barely.

  • Spoon the filling over the baked crust and clean and bake for about an hour or till middle is not jiggly. It is going to set extra because it cools.

  • Cool utterly.

  • High with coconut cream or whipped heavy cream and a few chopped pecans.

  • Get pleasure from!


The above recipe might be doubled to slot in a 9×13 baking dish.
Be at liberty to tweak the spice and sweetness ranges to your loved ones’s liking! It’s also possible to substitute stevia, however the honey helps the pie maintain collectively higher.


Serving: 1slice (1/8 of pie) | Energy: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.2g | Protein: 7.3g | Fats: 16.6g | Saturated Fats: 6.6g | Ldl cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 35mg | Fiber: 4.1g | Sugar: 11.8g

I noticed these pumpkin bars the opposite day and it jogged my memory of a recipe a good friend was telling me about. She says that her husband’s household didn’t like pie crust in order that they grew up consuming a crustless pumpkin pie that was extra like a bar. Possibly I’ll do some experimenting…

What’s your favourite Thanksgiving dessert? Every other recipes you need wholesome variations of? Inform me under!

This delicious gluten-free pumpkin pie recipe has all the flavor of the traditional pie without the refined sugar or gluten. Dairy-free option.

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