Healthy Pie Crust This Season

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Pie is a go-to fall dessert, but the unhealthy ingredients called for in traditional recipes can send blood pressure and cholesterol through the roof! Butter may make a pie flaky and that white flour keeps the crust together, but these tricks aren’t the most lenient on your waistline. Luckily, there are healthy swaps that will keep your pie just as delicious without all the calories — and even add a few health benefits! These five easy tips will make for a healthier and tastier pie crust this season:

  1. Swap butter for extra virgin olive oil
    1. Use whole wheat flour instead of white flour
    2. Go topless
    3. Replace some of the flour with oats
    4. Add nuts to crust

Pie Crust Recipe