Protein Pumpkin Pie

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Love on the pumpkin season while it lasts! What’s great about this pumpkin pie is that it loves on your muscles with awesome protein! You’re welcome!

Pumpkin season doesn’t end with Thanksgiving. It doesn’t end with Christmas either, though some people might argue that. Whatever your pumpkin season is, you’ve got to try this amazing protein pumpkin pie before it’s over. It’s good enough to convince you that pumpkin is in season all year long! With protein to build your muscles and the antioxidants in pumpkin to keep your body healthy, this is a win!

Protein Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

Crust

  • 3 cups pecans
  • 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Filling

  • 1 box extra firm tofu (or 1 cup soaked cashews)
  • 1 can 15 oz. pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1 scoop Sunwarrior vanilla protein powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

Topping

  • ¼ cup whole pecans
  • optional dairy-free whipped cream
Total Time

Prep Time

45 min

DIRECTIONS
  1. In a food processor, add all crust ingredients. Process on low until it has an almond meal-like consistency and forms together.
  2. Place crust either in a pre-greased pie pan or in pre-lined cupcake tins.
  3. To make filling add all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Add either both of tofu or 1 cup soaked cashews, cashew base gives a slightly creamier and richer taste.
  4. Once completely blended up, either layer on top of crust in the pie pan or in the cupcake tins.
  5. Place nuts on however you please and place in the freezer for 2 hours.
  6. When setting time is done, you can add more optional topping and dairy-free whipped cream! Enjoy!
Protein Pumpkin Pie

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