Healthy Recipes-Pumpkin Pie-Bean Style!

For the filling: One can of drained and rinsed white beans,  1 cup of pumpkin puree or cooked pumpkin, 3 tablespoons of maple syrup, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of allspice, 1/8 teaspoon of clove, 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, and 1/4 cup of almond milk.  Raisins to decorate.

For the crust: 1/2 cup walnuts, 6 dates, 1/4 cup almonds and 1/4 cup of pecans.


In a food processor, blend the nuts and dates until well processed and press into the bottom of a pie pan.

For the filling: Blend the beans and pumpkin in the food processor until smooth.  Add the milk and spices and blend.  The thickness should be like a very thick cake batter.  Pour into the pie shell and decorate with raisins.  Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until the filling starts to crack around the edges.



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