Lucky for sweets-lovers everywhere, Valentine’s Day isn’t the only excuse to eat dessert this month. In addition to being the month most associated with boxes of chocolate and conversation candy hearts, February is also American Pie Month, meaning it’s the perfect time to treat yourself to a slice.
Whether you’re enjoying a vegetable-filled quiche or a fruity slice topped with whipped cream, there are plenty of low carb pie options that are sure to satisfy. The following easy pie recipes can be enjoyed by anyone following a low carb diet and are absolutely delicious, too. Happy American Pie Month!
- Chocoholics will go crazy for this chocolate-rum pie, which is allowed during all phases of Atkins. This pie is rich and indulgent, but stays low carb by using soy flour in place of all-purpose flour. For those on later phases of Atkins, this classic apple tart is another tasty way to enjoy pie crust this month.
- In need of a filling, healthy breakfast? Try this easy leek quiche. It’s allowed on Phases 2, 3 and 4 of Atkins and is a yummy way to start your morning. While most pie recipes might not call for leeks, they taste great combined with heavy cream, butter, eggs and Gruyere in this savory recipe.
- Cold February weather calls for cozy comfort food, and this chicken pot pie is perfect for a chilly evening. It only requires 15 minutes of preparation and results in a hearty meal guaranteed to warm you up in no time. Get creative and add in any of your favorite low carb vegetables that you have on hand.
- Craving pie but don’t want to bother with crust? Try out these pumpkin-spice brownies for a creative twist on low carb pie. The pumpkin pie spice will provide you the familiar flavors you love in brownie form, which is definitely nothing to complain about.
Sweet or savory, you can’t go wrong with any of these easy pie recipes. For more low carb pie ideas, along with hundreds of easy breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and dessert recipes you’ll love, check out our recipe database today.