Vegan key lime pie

Vegan-Key-lime-PieCrust Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups almonds
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 ½ cups dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder or extract
  • pinch of Himalayan or sea salt

Filling Ingredients:

  • 2 cups thai coconut meat
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp coconut butter
  • 5-6 key limes, juiced and zested (you can also use 4 regular limes)
  • ¾ cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder or extract
  • pinch of himalayan or sea salt

Directions:

For the Crust:

1. Line a pie pan with parchment paper.

2. For the crust: Place your almonds and coconut in a blender or food processor and pulse until just slightly broken down.

3. Add your dates. vanilla and salt.

4. Process until the crust comes together and forms a ball.  If you need to add some liquid to this you can add a little orange juice, lime juice or water.

5. Press your crust mixture into your pie pan and allow to set in the fridge or freezer for an hour or two.

For the Filling:

1. Place all of your filling ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth.

2. Pour your filling into your crust and place your pie in the freezer for 4-5 hours or overnight.

3. Serve when set.

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