Gluten-Free Sweet Potato (or butternut squash) Pie

1/2 cup pecans
1 c teff flour
1/3 c coconut oil
1/3 c coconut sugar
¼ c water or syrup
1 tbsp vanilla
1 tbsp chia seeds
½ teaspoon salt

Pie Filling
1 c water
½ c coconut manna
3 tbsp chia seeds
2 c cooked potato or squash
1/3 c coconut sugar
1 tbsp vanilla
2 tspn cinnamon
1 tspn powdered ginger
1/2 tspn nutmeg
1/2 tspn salt
1/4 tspn ground cloves
¼ c pecans

Preheat oven to 375ºF. Crust: Mix the water, manna and chia seeds in a 2-c measuring cup. Oil a 9" pie pan with 1 tbsp coconut oil. Grind pecans in a food processor. Mix in large bowl with the teff flour, the rest of the oil, sugar, water, chia, vanilla and salt. Transfer the dough to the pie pan and press it out over the bottom and sides of pan. Poke a few holes with a fork. Bake for ~10 min. Filling: Place all the ingred. except pecans in a processor and puree until smooth. Pour into the pie crust. Decorate with pecans and bake for 5-10 min (pie filling golden brown). Remove from oven and let sit for an hour to cool. Serve warm, room temperature or chilled.

From our shareholder Leslie Cerier, the Organic Gourmet. She has lots of other great ideas on her website: