Banana Cream Pie

Sample recipe from the second book: The Recipe For Living Without Disease
Banana Cream Pie that is good for you!

If you were to list your top 10 favorite dishes of all time, chances are over half of them would be taboo from the health point of view. The taboo dishes would have some ingredient or procedure that places them out of bounds in any discussion of health.

On a list of current easily available and inexpensive food items (fast food), most likely 10 out of 10 are out of bounds. If you dont see it that way, take a look at Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser.

It is possible to have a Banana Cream Pie that IS healthy!

Shopping for healthy ingredients is the first step. Read labels carefully and ask qualified store representatives, verifying foods are completely raw. This recipe is like all other recipes in the book - it is tasty and good for you. The book tells you how to get these products.

Elsewhere in the book, the technique for whipping raw cream is described; an Osterizer blender and an 8-ounce blender container are needed.

The recipe that follows is quoted from The Recipe for Living Without Disease by Aajonus Vonderplanitz; it is a copyrighted work, printed with the author's permission.

Banana Cream Pie
10 Servings

CRUST
1 cup walnut halves
2 tablespoons unsalted raw butter
1 tablespoon unheated honey

FILLING
2 eggs
6 non-steamed dates
3 bananas
8 tablespoons unsalted raw butter
2 drops organic vanilla extract, (optional)

TOPPING
15 ounces raw cream
1 to 2 tablespoons unheated honey, (optional)

Crust: Place 1 cup walnut halves, 2 tablespoons unsalted raw butter and 1 tablespoon unheated honey in food processor and blend until ingredients form a ball. Butter bottom and sides of an 8- or 9-inch glass pie-dish. Spread nut mixture and flatten evenly into the bottom of pie-dish. Chill in freezer for 15 minutes while making the filling.

Filling: Remove stones from 6 dates and chop dates. In a blender, blend 2 cage free fertile eggs, 1 drop of vanilla extract (optional), chopped dates, banana (break into small pieces) and butter (room temperature) together until thick.
Slice 2 bananas lengthwise into halves. Slice laterally into 1/8-inch pieces. Fold bananas into filling mixture. Pour and spread evenly over crust and chill in freezer for 20 minutes.

Topping: Blend 5 ounces cream and 2 teaspoons honey in an 8-ounce jar on low speed until it is fluffy and stiff. Repeat two more times, each time with 5 ounces cream and 2 teaspoons honey in an 8-ounce jar. Remove pie from freezer and top with whipped cream. Let stand in refrigerator for 2 hours.

ALTERNATE TOPPING: Add 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice to cream and honey. Blenderize as stated above.

The book The Recipe for Living Without Disease announces hard-won secrets uncovered in decades of research by the author, regarding health and disease. It contains 143 recipes plus some for beauty care and other remedies. In 31 chapters of easy-to-read text, basics of nutrition are covered in a whole new light.

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