Sunday, November 16, 2014

My Homemade Vegan Pumpkin Pie

A gluten-free, vegan pumpkin pie 
that actually tastes good...?

Heck Yes! This year for Thanksgiving I wanted to treat my family to something sweet, but also healthy! Given that Thanksgiving is full of rich and hearty foods, this was quite the challenge! My recipes this year are not only nutritious, but are delicious and guilt-free! 

Above is my test run of the vegan pumpkin pie with a gluten free crust from scratch. I must say - It was a big hit! I have never baked such a special pie (without the eggs, butter, etc.) so I wanted to make sure that I was able to actually bake such a thing! The photo to the right is a raw, homemade cashew cool whip that I offered with the pie tasting. It is a vegan, dairy free alternative to the high-fat, heavy cream cool whips that are traditionally used during the holidays. 

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(Click here for Crust recipe)

I used Bobs Red Mill gluten free, all purpose flour for this recipe :)

(Click here for Pie recipe)

Here is my mixed, poured, and ready to go pumpkin pie filling! YUM :)

(Click here for Cashew Whip recipe)

This here is a magically delicious, dairy-free version of whipped cream! 
 A  100%  raw / vegan alternative to the traditionally milky condiment!

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Now before I went and made this the day of  Thanksgiving, I decided it was best to practice these new recipes! Here are some things I found out while making them:  
1) It is so much fun
2) The process of mixing, cutting, kneading, rolling, pouring and baking take time
3) Preparing the ingredients beforehand is very helpful
4) When you make something with love, it will always be appreciated - no matter the taste ;) 

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Here is the finished product of pumpkin goodness! 
(I had a little extra and made myself a small treat!)


I hope that you enjoy these recipes as much as I have! Much love to you and your families this season. May you all have a wonderful holiday and blessed Thanksgiving! 
~Namaste ~


  1. Looks delicious! I think I'll have this for Thanksgiving!

  2. Looks great! I'm making GF pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving, but hadn't thought of making them also vegan.
    ' 4) When you make something with love, it will always be appreciated - no matter the taste ;)' I'll have to say that your point is usually true, but not always true with teenage boys. LOL

    1. Thank you so much! I would Definitely recommend the vegan option. The taste is a bit different, but can be just as delicious!

      P.s. Your statement about the boys, I do agree haha! Happy Holidays to you and your family :]