Peanut Butter Pie

Stick a fork in this protein-packed peanut butter pie and call it a day. The slightly crunchy crust and soft center are what make this the perfect dessert after a stressful day, intense workout or just because you can’t resist it. If you’re a peanut butter lover, forget it! You’ll be pushing family members to the ground and stepping on your dog’s tail just to get a slice of low-carb, high-protein heaven.

Low-Carb Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

Serves: 16
Nutritional profile: 377 calories, 16 grams protein and only 19 grams of carbs per serving

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups peanuts
3 Tbsp. honey
2 Tbsp. cocoa powder  

1 package (8 oz.) Neufchatel cheese
1 1/2 cups protein peanut butter (mix approx. 1 cup creamy peanut butter  with 2 scoops vanilla protein powder)

1 tsp. vanilla  
2 eggs
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup almond flour
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

Directions

1. In a blender, grind the peanuts until crumbly.

2. Stir in next 2 ingredients until well blended. Press into a greased pie pan to form the crust of the pie.

3.  To make the filling: In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients thoroughly.

4. Pour over crust and bake at 350 F degrees for 30-40 minutes.

Jazz it up with a little chocolate drizzle, made with dark chocolate chips and coconut oil melted together. High-five for pie!

Jasmine Schmalhaus, “JazzyThings,” has a passion for cooking and baking. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and then sharing her “jazzy creations” with others. JazzyThings emphasizes you do not have to sacrifice flavor or efficiency when eating healthy    and strives to create recipes that inspire creativity for others in the kitchen. Visit her website at  www.thejazzythings.com  and follow her on Instagram  @jazzythings  for fun food ideas and get-fit inspiration.

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Jasmine Schmalhaus, “JazzyThings,” has a passion for cooking and baking. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and then sharing her “jazzy creations” with others. JazzyThings emphasizes you do not have to sacrifice flavor or efficiency when eating healthy and strives to create recipes that inspire creativity for others in the kitchen.

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Jasmine Schmalhaus, “JazzyThings,” has a passion for cooking and baking. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and then sharing her “jazzy creations” with others. JazzyThings emphasizes you do not have to sacrifice flavor or efficiency when eating healthy and strives to create recipes that inspire creativity for others in the kitchen.

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