This No-Bake Key Lime Pie Recipe Contains A Surprising Healthy Ingredient

Key lime season is quickly approaching, and with it comes the craving for cooling desserts perfect for any springtime celebration.

This is where no-bake treats can come in handy, like my healthy take on creamy, citrusy Key lime pie.

Looking for something special to serve up on Mother's Day? You may have found your recipe.

Ingredients

Crust

2 cups rolled oats  ⅓ cup ghee, butter, or coconut oil, melted 1 to 2 tablespoons sweetener of choice

Filling

2 medium ripe avocados 8 ounces plain skyr 4 small limes, zested and juiced ½ cup powdered sweetener ¼ to ½ cup organic veggies+ (depending on preference) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method 

Line a pie plate or 8-by-8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.

To make the crust

1. Pulse oats in a food processor or blender until achieving a flour-like texture. 2. Mix together oat flour, ghee, and sweetener. Push the crust mixture into the pie pan to cover the surface. Set aside.

To make the filling

1. Scoop out the avocado flesh and add to a blender or food processor. 2. Add in skyr, powdered sweetener, organic veggies+, and vanilla extract. Blend on high until smooth. 3. Add the lime zest and juice to the blender. Blend until smooth.

4. Pour the filling into the pie crust and smooth over the top using a spatula or spoon. 5. Refrigerate the pie for at least 2 hours or until the filling is firm. Garnish with more lime zest and whipped cream, if desired.

Variations

Dairy-free: Sub coconut oil for ghee or butter. Use plant-based yogurt instead of skyr. Gluten-free: Use gluten-free oats. Keto-friendly: Sub almond or coconut flour for oats. Use a non-nutritive sweetener, such as allulose, organic monk fruit, or a blend.