Low Glycemic No Added Sugar Sweet Potato Pie

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Posted By: Steviva Brands
Posted In:  Desserts
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Preparation Time:  55 minutes
Cooking Time:  35 minutes
Course: desserts
Cusine: north american

Ingredients

Serves: 8
Carbs Per Serving: 8.75 g
Prep Time:<55 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

White potatoes, corn, rice, and white bread all have a high glycemic index and can cause a spike and an ultimate drop in blood sugar. Diabetics and others wanting to avoid glucose highs and lows can turn to sweet potatoes, which have a low glycemic index. The sweet potato is a good source of dietary fiber, which lowers the risk for constipation, diverticulosis, colon and rectal cancer, heart disease, diabetes and obesity. The fiber in sweet potatoes provides a feeling of fullness and satiety, which helps to control food intake. Plus this Sweet Potato Pie is delicious.

Ingredients:
Crust

1 and 1/2 cups almond meal or almond flour
3 tablespoons melted butter
3 tablespoons Fructevia or Steviva Brand Stevia Blend

Filing
2 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup Fructevia or Steviva Brand Stevia Blend
1 tablespoon whole grain or soy flour
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon salt
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated fat-free milk

Directions

Preparation:
Crust

Melt the butter and mix the ingredients up in the pan and pat into place with your fingertips.

Filing
Mix sweet potatoes with electric mixer in large bowl until smooth. Stir in eggs, Fructevia or Steviva Brand Stevia Blend, flour, lemon juice, vanilla, spices, salt and evaporated milk. Pour mixture into pastry shell.

Bake in preheated 400( F oven 40 to 45 minutes or until filling is set and sharp knife inserted near center comes out clean.

Cool completely on wire rack. Refrigerate until serving time.


Nutritional Facts
Total Calories: 1080
Calories Per Serving: 135 serving size 1slice
Total Fat Per Serving: 8.75g
Saturated Fat: 2.10 g
Cholesterol Per Serving: 22 mg
Sodium
Per Serving: 12.5 mg
Total Carbohydrates
Per Serving: 12.65g
Dietary Fiber: 1.9
Sugars: 5.2g
Protein: 8.75g

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