Clean Apple Pie with Gluten-Free Crust

Nothing says “all-American comfort food” like homemade apple pie. Enjoy a healthier version of this iconic dessert for women.

Ready in: 1 hour 15 minutes

Makes: 8 servings 



  • 2 cups almond flour (try: Bob’s Red Mill brand)
  • 1/2 tsp unrefined sea salt 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 whole egg Zest of 1 lemon

Apple Pie Filling

  • 3 lb tart, crisp baking apples
  • 3 tbsp almond flour
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp each ground cloves, nutmeg, allspice
  • 2 tbsp light, unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup honey


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Place almond flour and sea salt into a food processor, pulse to combine, then add wet ingredients and zest, and blend until a ball of dough is formed.
  2. Press into a 9″ pie plate, cover with a damp cloth, and set aside.
  3. Fill a large bowl with cold water and add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  4. Peel, core and slice apples one at a time, and drop them into the lemon water to keep them from turning brown.
  5. Once apples are soaking, drain water from the bowl and pat apples dry with a clean cloth.
  6. Add remaining ingredients to apples, including remaining tablespoon of lemon juice, and toss well to combine.
  7. Pour mixture into pie crust and bake 45 to 55 minutes, until the crust is golden and the mixture is bubbling on top.
  8. Remove and let cool for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrients per serving: Calories: 360, Total Fats: 21 g, Saturated Fat: 5 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 30 mg, Sodium: 130 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 39 g, Dietary Fiber: 5 g, Sugars: 30 g, Protein: 8 g, Iron: 3 mg

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