This easy breezy mixed berry pie takes only minutes to come together and is totally customizable with whatever berries you have on hand. This pie is sure to be a hit with kids, especially when topped with a dollop of coconut whipped cream.
Raspberries are one of the top antioxidant fruits and are an essential food for optimum health. Raspberries are rich in vitamins C, A, E, K, and B-complex and minerals such as iron, copper, calcium, and magnesium. They are also high in ellagic acid which is a medicinal compound that helps to prevent cancer as well as benign and malignant growths.
Blackberries are packed with anthocyanin which have the ability to significantly reduce inflammation. The phytoestrogens in blackberries aid in the prevention of breast and cervical cancer and can relieve estrogen related symptoms such as PMS, bloating, food cravings, & hot flashes.
Strawberries are loaded with Vitamin C they help to boost the immune system by warding off colds, flu’s, and respiratory infections.
Walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids which have anti-inflammatory properties and are known to help prevent strokes, diabetes, coronary artery disease, and colon, prostate, and breast cancers. They are also high in B-complex vitamins and minerals such as iron, manganese, zinc, calcium, and selenium.
2 cups walnuts
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
3 cups dates
6 cups mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries)
2 tablespoons of honey
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 cup of coconut whipped cream (optional)
¼ teaspoon lemon zest (optional)
For the crust, place the walnuts, shredded coconut, and dates into the food processor and process until well combined. Press the crust mix into a 9-inch pie pan and place the crust in the freezer for 30 minutes.
In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and the honey until well combined.
Place all of the berries into a large bowl and toss gently to combine with the lemon juice and honey mixture. Pour the coated berries into the pie shell.
Serve topped with coconut cream and lemon zest if desired and enjoy!
Yields one 9-inch pie.
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This item posted: 20-Jul-2018
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