Seven Healthy Pie Recipes for Pi Day
We know you probably haven’t celebrated Pi Day since elementary school, but, really, who doesn’t love a good slice of pie? Plus, this year’s Pi Day is extra special, since pi, when rounded to four digits past the decimal point, comes out to 3.1416—a.k.a., today’s date.
These healthier pie recipes allow you to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime Pi Day while subtracting a few empty calories, so dig in.
1. Whole Wheat Apple Pie
via Sugar Free Mom
This apple pie is nothing to feel guilty about. With no added sugar and a whole wheat crust, you’re sneaking in nutrients while enjoying a classic dessert.
2. Ultimate Healthy Pumpkin Pie
via Amy’s Healthy Baking
Fall may be months away, but this pie is ready to eat now. Puréed pumpkin offers up a healthy dose of vitamin A, and non-fat Greek yogurt and Stevia replace heavy cream and sugar.
3. Heart-Healthy Blueberry Pie
via What Would Cathy Eat?
Blueberries are rich in vitamins K and C, and they also help protect the body from free radicals. Eat more of them with this heart-healthy, butter-free pie.
4. Chocolate Pudding Pie
via Chocolate Covered Katie
Think chocolate decadence, without all the calories. Coconut milk adds healthy fat, while Dutch cocoa powder offers an antioxidant boost—all for less than 200 calories a slice.
5. Vegan Cherry Pie
via Savory Nothings
Fresh or frozen cherries make this non-dairy pie delicious and tangy. Add in some maple syrup along with the mashed banana and rolled oats if you’re looking for something a little sweeter.
6. Healthy Banana Cream Pie
via Damy Health
Fiber-packed chia seeds, hemp seeds, and dates give this traditional pie a nutritional makeover. Sweeten with Stevia and top with some coconut milk whipped cream to keep this dessert vegan and gluten-free.
7. No Bake Peanut Butter Pie
via Dashing Dish
Use Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese to to keep the peanut butter filling high-protein and low-fat. Enjoy fresh out of the fridge, or freeze the pie for a refreshing treat.