3.14 Healthy Pie Recipes for Pi Day
Today is Mar. 14 or 3/14, otherwise known as “Pi Day.” To help you celebrate this mathematically inspired holiday, we’re giving you 3.14 recipes for heart-healthy pies.
1) Blueberry Lattice Pie: By changing butter to trans-fat-free margarine, using whole wheat flour and reducing the amount of sugar used in the filling, this delicious blueberry lattice pie is not only pretty, it's heart healthy too.
2) Banana Cream Pie: A low fat ready-made crust makes this delicious dessert quick and easy. This pie is so creamy no one will ever guess it is low fat and less than 200 calories a slice.
3) Rich Chocolate Pie: Serve this luscious chocolate pie to your chocoholic friends. This creamy pie is made with antioxidant rich cocoa, tofu and soy milk both high in heart healthy soy protein.
.14) Pumpkin Pie in a Glass: Ok, so this one isn’t technically a pie. In fact it’s only about 14% pie, making it perfect to round out our Pi Day countdown. Plus, at less than 125 calories per serving, you don't have to feel guilty about this pumpkin pie dessert.
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