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Healthy Key Lime Pie

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Healthy key lime pie is a great dessert for the holiday season or for any special occasion. Perfect way to avoid excess sugar, and full of great key lime flavor.

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Get your taste buds ready for this healthy key lime pie. It’s made with fresh key lime juice and is low in sugar.

If you love the tart flavor of key lime, then you will love this pie. It’s the perfect addition to your holiday menu, or for a special occasion.

It is delicious served with whipped cream or slices of lime.

What Are Key Limes?

Key limes are a small citrus fruit that are slightly yellow in color. They are more tart and aromatic than regular limes.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Lower in sugar than traditional key lime pies.
  • Great for the holidays or any special occasion.
  • Delicious graham cracker crust.

Ingredients

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

  • Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • Monk Fruit Sweetener
  • Butter
  • Reduced Fat Cream Cheese
  • Sugar Free Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • Key Limes
  • Unflavored Gelatine

How To Make This Recipe

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2:

In a large bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and 1 tablespoon of the monk fruit sweetener. Add the melted butter and mix well.

Step 3:

Press the crumbs into a 9″ pie plate. You can use the bottom of a glass to help you press the crumbs down firmly. Bake pie crust for 8-10 minutes. Let cool.

Step 4:

In a food processor, process the monk fruit sweetener and cream cheese for about 30 seconds. Add pudding mix and coconut milk and blend well.

Step 5:

Pour 1/4 cup of the lime juice into a small bowl. Heat it in the microwave for one minute. Add the gelatine to the warm lime juice and dissolve the gelatine completely.

Step 6:

Mix the dissolved gelatine to the remaining lime juice. Turn the food processor back on and slowly add the lime juice into the cream cheese mixture. Blend until everything is well combined.

Step 7:

Pour the filling into the pie shell, evenly over the graham cracker crust. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving.

How Do I Store Homemade Key Lime Pie?

Tightly cover the pie with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Can I Freeze Key Lime Pie?

Yes. Tightly wrap the pie in a freezer safe plastic wrap and store in the freezer for up to a month. Thaw in the refrigerator before serving.

Yield: 8 Servings

Healthy Key Lime Pie

Healthy Key Lime Pie

Healthy key lime pie is a great dessert for the holiday season or for any special occasion. Perfect way to avoid excess sugar, and full of great key lime flavor.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon + 1/2 cup monk fruit sweetener
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1 ounce package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened canned coconut milk
  • 1 cup fresh key lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatine

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and 1 tablespoon of the monk fruit sweetener. Add the melted butter and mix well.
  3. Press the crumbs into a 9" pie plate. You can use the bottom of a glass to help you press the crumbs down firmly. Bake pie crust for 8-10 minutes. Let cool.
  4. In a food processor, process the monk fruit sweetener and cream cheese for about 30 seconds. Add pudding mix and coconut milk and blend well.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of the lime juice into a small bowl. Heat it in the microwave for one minute. Add the gelatine to the warm lime juice and dissolve the gelatine completely.
  6. Mix the dissolved gelatine to the remaining lime juice. Turn the food processor back on and slowly add the lime juice into the cream cheese mixture. Blend until everything is well combined.
  7. Pour the filling into the pie shell, evenly over the graham cracker crust. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving.

Notes

Fresh squeezed key limes are recommended over bottled.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 223Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 380mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 5g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Emily

Friday 11th of December 2020

I had no idea you could make such a healthy version of key lime cheesecake. Yum!

Maria

Friday 11th of December 2020

Less guilt more yum! Seriously, that key lime pie looks so delicious!

Krissy Allori

Friday 11th of December 2020

Key lime is my absolute favorite. Love the monk fruit option!

Lisa Huff

Friday 11th of December 2020

I've always thought key lime desserts like pie and cheesecakes were WAY too sweet. Love the idea of a lower sugar version!

Kacie Morgan

Friday 11th of December 2020

I love Key Lime Cheesecake. Love the sound of your low-sugar version. I'm all for saving on calories wherever I can this festive season!

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