Oh My! Apple Pie!

Recipe by Rita Rosenlieb
Facebook: A Healthy Life
Email: designedforyou@me.com

Ingredients:

  1. For the Filling:
    1. 10 pitted dates, soaked in 1/2 cup water
    2. 1 tbsp. Simply Lemon Balsamic
    3. 1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice from Nick at localspicery.com
    4. 5 cups apples, chopped (I used honey crisp apples)
  2. For the Crust:
    1. 2 cups rolled oats
    2. 1 cup walnuts, chopped
    3. 2/3 cup plant-based milk of your choice
    4. 1/2 tsp. Simply Lemon Balsamic
    5. 1/2 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice from Nick at localspicery.com
    6. 1/2 banana, sliced
  3. For the Sauce: (optional)
    1. 7 pitted dates, soaked in boiling water for 15 mins then drained
    2. 1/2 cup apple juice
    3. 1 tbsp. Simply Lemon Balsamic
    4. 1/4 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice from Nick at localspicery.com

Directions:

  1. Preheat the Oven to 375 degrees.
  2. For the Filling:
    1. In Vitamix blend ingredients 1-3 until fairly smooth. Transfer to saucepan.
    2. Add apples and 1/2 cup water to saucepan, cook stirring frequently to minimize sticking until the apples start to get tender.
  3. For the Crust:
    1. In Food Processor or Vitamix blender pulse oats and walnuts until coarsely ground.
    2. add Pumpkin Pie Spice and Simply Lemon Balsamic, pulse for a few seconds.
    3. add 1/3 cup milk and pulse until even, then add the other 1/3 cup and pulse until evenly mixed again.
    4. Add Banana, then Pulse until evenly mixed. Congrats, your pie crust mix is ready!
  4. In a Glass pan, press the crust mixture from step 3 into the pan (keep 1/2 cup of mix set aside)
  5. Pour the filling mixture from step 2 over the crust. Top with the remainder of the crust mixture. (optional: top with additional 1/2 cup walnuts)
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes, let set for 30 minutes before serving.
  7. For the sauce: (optional)
    1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend well. Drizzle the sauce on top when serving, otherwise spoon onto the side of the plate.
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