Healthy and Delicious Thanksgiving and Holiday Pie Recipes

November 18, 2012


Have you started looking for the best pie recipes for your holiday guests and family.

Here is an opportunity for you to create your own delicious Sweet Potato or Squash Holiday Pie for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Or… you can bake three different Holiday pies to impress and surprise your family and friends 🙂

Start having fun by choosing from the following holiday recipe ingredients:

Good Luck and Have Fun!


Step I. Pick one:Gluten Free Ginger-Pumpkin Pie

  • 1 and a half can pumpkin puree
  • 3 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes
  • 3 cups cooked mashed buttercup squash
  • 3 cups cooked mashed butternut squash

Step II. Pick one:

  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¾ cup Agave Nectar

Step III. Pick three or more:

  • 1/5 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp allspice Holiday Best  Pie Recipes for Thanksgiving
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp orange zest

Step IV. Pick one:

  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup rice milk

Step V. Pick one:

  • 3 eggs slightly beaten + 2 tbsp flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup firm tofu
  • 2 tbsp semolina

Step VI. pinch of salt

Step VII. I – 2 tbsp Molasses


Next: Make the Crust


  • 3 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup margarine
  • 5- 6 tbsp cold water

Mix together flour, margarine and salt. Add water, one spoon at a time until pastry holds together. Shape the pastry into a ball and put into the refrigerator for 45 min.


Final Step

Mix all ingredients together and pour into the crust. Bake at 400 F for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350 F and bake for 45 – 50 minutes.

Bon Appetit!


Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas,HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach and Nutrition Counselor

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2 Responses to “Healthy and Delicious Thanksgiving and Holiday Pie Recipes”

  1. Susan Liddy Says:

    This is great!
    Last night my boyfriend said that he wants to make squash “mashed “potatoes for Thanksgiving. We laughed. I guess that idea wasn’t so far off. Will share this recipe with him. Maybe we’ll make a squash pie instead.

    ((( hug )))


  2. Irina Wardas Says:

    Hugs and Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving to both of you.

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