“Healthy” Greek Key Lime Pie

I feel like if I don’t share this recipe, I am pretty much doing a huge disservice to everyone.  This key lime pie is super easy to whip up if you’ve been invited to a last minute barbecue, but it is also so yummy that you will make it for all of your summer occasions.  I know I do!  The filling is made with Greek yogurt which is high in protein and stomach-friendly bacteria, so by my standards, this dessert is pretty much a health food!

I’m going to give you 2 different recipes for it.  Both are equally delicious.  I prefer the first one for it’s ease, but I was in a pinch one day and couldn’t find the recipe and stumbled upon the second one (which is a little bit sweeter).

pie 2

Version 1:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Whisk together:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1.5 cups Oikos Key Lime yogurt (you could probably use a different brand of key lime yogurt if you wanted)
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (or honey)
  • 3 tbsp corn starch

Pour mixture into prepared 9” diameter graham cracker pie shell (I’ve started using the prepared shortbread pie shells because thet are si much yummier), bake for 30-35 minutes until set.

Chill for at least 1 hour in the fridge.

Top with whipped cream, and serve!

Version 2:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Whisk together:

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (vanilla or key lime)
  • 1 can of low-fat sweetened, condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp lime zest

Pour mixture into prepared 9” diameter graham cracker pie shell (again you can use the prepared shortbread crust), bake for 15-20 minutes until set.

Chill for at least 1 hour in the fridge.

Top with whipped cream, and serve!

Try them both and let me know which one you prefer!

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