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Oat & Almond Pie Crust
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Contributed by: Lauren LagergrenAdded: Mar 10, 2014 at 05:36 PM


I developed this crust when I didn't have graham cracker crumbs for a chocolate cream pie I was making for a friend's daughter's 18th birthday party.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 4 C old fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1/2 C raw almonds
  • 1/2 C butter(blood type B)or ghee(blood type A and AB)
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1/4 cocoa or carob powder
  • 3 T honey
How to make it:
  1. Oven: 400 degrees. Place almonds in Ziploc bag and seal; pound until coarsely broken. Mix with oats in medium size bowl.
  2. Spread mixture in baking pan and place in oven. Let mixture brown, stirring several times so it toasts evenly.
  3. Remove from oven and dump into bowl and rub until partly mealy. Add brown sugar, salt, butter or ghee, vanilla, cocoa or carob, and honey and mix thoroughly.
  4. Spread mixture in bottom of baking dish or sides and bottom of pie plate. Drizzle with honey. Bake 10-12 minutes. Let cool and add filling of choice.
  5. Note: Eliminate cocoa or carob depending on the filling or flavors

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Vanilla  N N N N N N N A
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N
Chocolate/ Cocoa2 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/ Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carob- N N N N N N B N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter1 A A A A N N N N

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

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

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