Low Carb Keto Strawberry Pie

Low Carb Keto Strawberry Pie

"Let me take you down cause I'm going to... Strawberry Fields."

I made a strawberry pie today, so I decided to get my Beatles on.  It turns out that "Strawberry Fields Forever" is even trippier than I remembered.  

 Low Carb Keto Strawberry Pie Recipe

The Beatles video below is actually one of the first music videos ever made.

It revolved around this wild looking instrument called a Mellotron.  It was a keyboard that triggered loops of recorded taped instruments at different pitches.  It's similar to the idea of a synthesizer except it plays actual recordings of the instruments.  It made for this trippy, warbley flute sound.  Very groovy.  

But strawberries.

Strawberries are in season right now so I've been snatching them up at the farmer's market.  Local farm grown strawberries are just the best.  They are so much more flavorful than the ones you buy at the grocery store.  They're like little candies.  

 Low Carb Keto Strawberry Pie Recipe

But any kind of strawberry is good in this Low Carb Keto Strawberry Pie.

To make the pie, you start with an almond and coconut flour crust.  Then you make a glazed strawberry filling using fresh strawberries and Sugar Free Strawberry Jello.  And that's about it.  You'll have a tasty low carb strawberry pie with only 5g net carb per slice.  Very groovy indeed. 

Strawberry fields forever!  

 Strawberry Fields Forever Beatles Gif
 Low Carb Keto Strawberry Pie Recipe

Low Carb Lemon Strawberry Pie

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 3/4 cups super fine almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup vanilla or plain whey protein
  • 1 large egg

Filling:

  • 1 1/2 pounds strawberries, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup Swerve or equivalent granulated sweetener
  • 1 (.3 oz) small box Sugar Free Strawberry Jello
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2.  Mix the almond flour and whey protein powder together in a medium sized bowl. Add the egg and melted butter and mix well.  

3.  Press the dough into the bottom and up the side of a glass or ceramic pie pan. Poke holes in the crust with a fork to let out steam.

4.  Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned around the edges.  Remove from the oven and let it cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.

5.  Add sweetener and water to a medium sized saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.  Remove from the heat and add in Sugar Free Jello.  Mix well to dissolve.

6.  Pour Jello mixture over strawberries and mix well to coat.

7.  Add strawberries to the pie pan and spread out evenly.

8.  Chill in the refrigerator until set, about 3 hours.

SERVINGS: 8

PREP TIME: 10 MIN   COOK: 20 MIN   

CHILL TIME: 4 HRS

NUTRITIONAL INFO:  Calories 206 Fat 16g Protein 9g Carbs 10g Fiber 4g Net Carbs 6g

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