Do you have a family member, friend or your son’s new girlfriend joining you this Christmas who has just told you they are vegetarian or vegan?
If so, you might be starting to panic as to what to serve them this Christmas.
Or, you might just be looking to add some different and healthier alternatives to the dining table for the silly season. This raw vegan, gluten-free Key lime pie recipe has it all.
It is a creamy, no bake dessert and is sure to delight your guests.
What you’ll need:
For the Crust
1 ¼ cups macadamia nuts
1 ¼ cups pecans
½ cup dates (pitted)
1 pinch salt
¼ tsp vanilla extract
For the Filling
1 ½ cups lime juice (fresh, from about 12 limes)
1 cup agave
½ cup coconut milk
2 Tbsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp salt
1 ¼ cups coconut oil
Make the Crust
Lightly grease a 9-inch spring form baking pan with coconut oil.
Put the macadamia nuts, pecans, dates, salt, and vanilla in a food processor and process until the mixture is soft.
Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
Make the Filling
Put the lime juice, agave, coconut milk, avocados, vanilla, salt, and coconut oil in a blender; blend until smooth.
Pour the filling over the crust, cover with plastic wrap, and freeze overnight.