There is a lot more to the pecan than meets the pie. This tree nut boasts nutrients to provide many benefits, including your skin and nails to to high energy and weight loss.
Pecans are delicious. They're mild and a softer nut, so easy to eat. Most famous in baking, slices and nut mixes but shouldn't be overlooked as a snack on its own.
Country of Origin: Australia
Pecans are a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals- and have more antioxidants than any other nut. The benefits of these nuts are extensive, and here are a few:
Pecans can be used in just about anything. You can stuff them in peppers with goat cheese or toss them in a salad for some crunch. They pair well with caramel, so top off a delicious raw cheesecake to add extra flavour and crunch! Add to your nut mixes, mueslis and slices.
Pecans contain a lot of the good stuff. Here are the top nutrients:
GRAIN FREE PECAN PIE
prep 10 mins |cook 30 mins |total 40 mins
Author: Wellness mama
Preheat oven to 190°.
In a food processor, pulse the almond flour, gelatin, and coconut flour until evenly mixed.
Add the butter or coconut oil, coconut sugar, and egg and pulse until it forms a ball.
Press into the bottom of a pie pan and set aside.
For filling, in a small saucepan, bring the maple syrup to a simmer and simmer for about 5 minutes or until it starts to bubble up.
Pour into a bowl and add the butter/coconut oil, vanilla, and coconut sugar.
Use an immersion blender to combine.
Add eggs and blend until smooth.
Pour over pie crust and top with pecans.
Bake for 30 minutes or until the center is mostly set. Do not overbake!
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