Ultra Low-Carb Recipe: Mini Pumpkin Pies

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From the archives:

Looking for an ultra low-carb dessert recipe that won’t kill your Carb Nite and Carb Backloading progress? Here, Body IO coach (and ultra low-carb chef extraordinaire) Alex Navarro walks you through the preparation process for her awesome and easy-to-prepare Low-Carb Pumpkin Pie Recipe. Happy Thanksgiving!

Mini Pumpkin Pie:

Preheat oven to 400° F

Crust:

In a bowl mix the following together:
½ cup melted butter
2 eggs
¼ tsp sea salt

Whisk together, make sure egg is beaten all the way then add:
½ cup coconut flour

Mix with hands until all liquid is absorbed and starts to clump. Make sure to get all lumps out!

In pre-greased, with nonstick spray, baking cupcake tins press in pie crust mixture. Press enough mixture to cover bottom and sides in a thin layer. Poke holes in the bottoms and bake at 400° F for 8-9 minutes. Remove and let cool.

Increase oven to 425° F

Pie filling:

In a small bowl loosely mix the following together and set aside:
¼ cup granulated Splenda
1 tsp pumpkin spice
1 tsp sea salt

In a large mixing bowl add the following:
1 beaten egg
6 oz. heavy cream

Mix together then add the above dry ingredients and mix well. Add:
2 cups pumpkin filling

Mix well. Lastly, add:
1 tbsp coconut flour

Mix well and make sure there are no lumps. Once finished, ladle in the filling to your premade crusts and place back in the oven for 10-15 minutes. Check on them after 10 minutes depending on your oven or desired firmness.

Remove and let cool. Add a dollop of whipped cream and then serve.

3.3g carbs per mini pumpkin pie

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Alex Navarro

ALEX NAVARRO

I’m a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and WBFF Bikini Pro. My athletic interests include Gymnastics and weight lifting. I hope to teach clients how to pay attention to what their bodies need, when they need it and how to manipulate the foods they eat in order to reach any goal.

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