If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to cooked berry pies or
even cooked desserts that are laden with unhealthy fats and sugars, why
not try my live-food, free, easy, raw berry pie recipe. Many people are
gradually making the switch from cooked desserts and cooked foods which
are causing so many of our health problems today. It doesn’t matter if
you’re a raw fooder or eat the standard American diet; you’ll love this
raw berry pie recipe and know that you’re doing your body good in the
In fact making a raw berry pie does not require turning on the oven
and can be made in virtually minutes. I have often timed myself and can
make this pie in ten minutes or less if the ingredients are assembled.
Equipment: food processor.
This is my own creation, one of many vegetarian, vegan and raw food
recipes that I have developed and created over the past few years as a
raw fooder – eating raw foods, having cured myself of breast cancer,
fibromyalgia, arthritis and sinus infections along with many other
You can use the pie crust for dozens of other types of raw food
recipes or live pies including raw or live apple pie. I’ve experimented
with dozens of variations and tried various ingredients but I’ve found
this raw blackberry or blueberry pie recipe is the best, fastest and
easiest recipe to make. In fact if you’re going to have company coming
over you can whip this free raw food diet recipe up in no time.
Helen’s Best Raw Berry Pie – the ingredients: 12 organic medjool
dates, 1 cup raw pecans, 4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries,
blackberries or boysenberries and 2 bananas.
For the crust put 1 cup of raw pecans in a food processor and grind
until fine. Add 8 pitted organic medjool dates and process until mixed
fairly well. Place into a 9-inch pie plate.
For the binder mix two bananas, 8 berries or so for color and 4
medjool dates in a food processor – use the same food processor – don’t
need to wash it. Remove to large bowl and carefully fold in 4 cups of
fresh or frozen or partially frozen blueberries, boysenberries or
blackberries. Spread berry-binder mixture on top of the crust. Decorate
with boysenberries or blackberries around the edge of the pie.
This live or raw berry pie is a family favorite and one I have
served on many occasions to company who are not aware they are eating
something healthy containing all the vibrant nutrients – nothing cooked
This pie is really good with boysenberries too. You can also slice
some fresh kiwi on the top or other fruits that won’t turn color.
One nice thing to know about fixing any raw food recipe is that you
can eliminate, substitute or add ingredients easily and it will still
taste delicious! In this vegan or raw food diet recipe – you may only
have one banana on hand for example or you can make half the recipe.
You can substitute the pecans for a mixture of one half cup pecans and
one half cup walnuts, or all walnuts.
If you live in an area where you have tons of wild blackberries you
can make this pie for pennies. Pick blueberries cheaply in the summer
and freeze them for year-round use, although fresh berries are always
the best. You can make raw berry pies with this free raw food recipe
year-round and you’ll feel good too knowing you have served your
friends and family something that will help them better their health
and help them lose weight if they need to too.