Thursday, March 14, 2013
March 14. 3.14 - get it?
Naturally, we couldn't let such an auspicious occasion pass by uncelebrated.
We've got tons of pie-related freebies to share!
First off, check out this piece on the most unusual pies in NYC (Grasshopper Pie, anyone? How about Crack Pie?) via Red Tricycle.
Next, how about a recipe for Guilt Free Apple Pie courtesy of "SKINNY SPICES: 50 Nifty Homemade Spice Blends That Can Turn Blah Healthy Eating Into Flavor-Rich Delicious Dining" by Erica Levy Klein, the completely searchable cookbook from Alina Adams Media.
GUILT-FREE APPLE PIE
Yield: 4 servings
4 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
1 12-ounce can low-calorie lemon-lime soda
1 package unflavored gelatin
Sweetener (equal to 4 teaspoons sugar)
1/3 cup dry non-fat milk
1/2 teaspoon Baker's Choice Blend (see below)
Dissolve sugar substitute in gelatin, and 1/2 of the dry milk in lemon-lime soda. Arrange apples in 8-inch cake pan. Spoon liquid over it carefully. Sprinkle remainder of dry milk over top and dust with Baker’s Choice Blend. Bake in 350° oven for 1 hour. Cool and refrigerate.
Cholesterol (mg): 1
Fat (gm): .5
Sodium (mg): 39.8
Sat. fat (gm): .1
% Calories from fat: 3
BAKER’S CHOICE BLEND
2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 Tablespoons ground ginger
1 Tablespoons ground nutmeg
1 Tablespoon dried lemon peel
1/2 Tablespoon ground cloves
And last but not least, what would Pi Day be without a song about roller-skating apple pies from "The Worldwide Dessert Contest: Enhanced Multimedia Edition" by Dan Elish, a children's fantasy novel that also sings you show-tunes?
Posted by Alina Adams at 5:59 AM