Double Berry Peach Pie

Recipe from: Best of Clean Eating 2

I wanted a simple recipe for my Easter dinner but all I had were frozen mixed berries.  I found this recipe in my Best of Clean Eating 2 cookbook and just swapped all the fruit with my frozen mixed berries that I had on hand.  I found the result to be a fab tasting super easy pie.

  • 4 medium peaches (about 1 lb, pitted and cut into large chunks or 1 lb frozen sliced peaches.
  • 1 cup raspberries, divided
  • 1 cup blackberries, divided
  • 2 Tbsp Sucanat
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp arrowroot (I actually used cornstarch as I did not have arrowroot)
  • 1 baked Extra Easy Whole Grain Pie Crust
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp Pure Maple Syrup (optional*)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla (optional*)

in a medium saucepan on medium high heat, combine peaches, 1/2 cup raspberries, 1/2 cup blackberries, 1/3 cup water, Sucanat and lemon juice.  Bring liquid to a boil and cover pan.  reduce heat to medium low and simmer fruit for 15 minutes, until peaches are very tender and berries have broken apart into liquid.

Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, whisk together arrowroot and 1/3 cup water.  Whisk well to eliminate any lumps.  Once fruit has simmered for 15 minutes, pour arrowroot mixture into pan and stir to combine.  Increase heat to high and bring liquid to a boil.  Let boil for  2 minutes until liquid thickens.

Transfer fruit-arrowroot mixture to a large glass bowl and let cool slightly, about 15 minutes.  Gently stir in remaining 1/2 cup raspberries, and 1/2 cup blackberries.  Pour mixture into baked pie crust.  Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold and firmly set, a minimum of 2 hours or overnight.

In a small bowl, combine lemon zest and yogurt.  Drop mixture by heaping spoonfuls all over surface of pie.  Spread across, leaving about a 1 inch border, exposing fruit filling below.  Slice and serve.

Notes:

* I find that Greek yogurt has a taste that not everyone enjoys.  So when added as a topping for dessert I like to sweeten it up with some pure maple syrup and vanilla.  This transformed the topping into something that even non Greek Yogurt loving people enjoyed.

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