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No bake walnut apple pie
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Contributed by: ChloeAdded: Jul 29, 2011 at 04:04 PM


A no bake apple pie, grain free. Easy to substitute walnuts for almonds or any compliant nut. Easy to substitute dates for prunes or any dried fruit. Pears for apples, etc.From 'World's Healthiest Foods' cookbook by George Mateljan

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • Ingredients:
  • Crust

  • 2-1/2 cups walnuts
  • 1-1/2 cups dates (Medjool dates work well)
  • sea salt to taste
  • Filling

  • 3 green apples, such as Granny Smith, sliced
  • juice of 1 lemon in 2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground clove
  • 2 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup raisins
How to make it:
  1. Combine walnuts and dates in food processor.
  2. Make sure you remove pits if dates have them and cut off end where stem was.
  3. Process until well mixed and ground, but not smooth (about 40 seconds).
  4. It should be a coarse texture when done.
  5. Press evenly into a 9-inch tart pan.
  6. Set in refrigerator while making the filling.
  7. Slice apples by cutting into quarters.
  8. Cut out core and slice crosswise in 1/4 inch thick slices.
  9. Put into lemon water while you finish cutting apples.
  10. Drain well in colander when done.
  11. Place apples in a large skillet with rest of the ingredients and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently on medium heat.
  12. Remove apples with a slotted spoon from hot pan to a bowl and cool completely.
  13. Reduce liquid to about half the volume and then cool.
  14. Spread apples evenly over crust.
  15. Brush apple-juice syrup over apples.
  16. The tart can be served right away or it will keep in refrigerator until needed.
  17. Keep tart covered in refrigerator so it doesn't pick up moisture.
  18. Top with a little vanilla yogurt, if desired.
  19. Serves 8

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice2 N N A A A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Aug 18, 2011 at 01:04 AM By: Joe
    • Revised Aug 19, 2011 at 11:53 PM By: Lola