Southern Mrs Fit

No Better Howdy than Pie


Last week I was struttin’ my stuff in shorts, fast forward to today, I’m bundled up in a jacket and even busted out the boots? Ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat. Cold, rainy, gloomy days make me want to do a few things…Lay in bed and watch Gypsy Sisters, not take a shower, eat warm sweet stuff, and eat some more. Sounds darn perfect, right? So I decided to make a pie- an Apple Pie.

IMG_2640This isn’t your ordinary, store bought crust, too sweet, too hard, over baked pie… This is the Oh Heavens gimme another piece, I think I’m gonna bust a button, Win a prize pie! BUT GET THIS… IT WEIGHS IN AT A WHOPPING 252 cals! Hollaaa!

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Skinny Apple Pie:

4 medium apples, peeled and sliced
1 medium jicama, peeled and shredded
1/4 cup sugar or Truvia
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon lemon juice


2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour {I used GF All Purpose Flour, tsp Baking Soda}
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 teaspoons baking powder

1. Preheat oven to 425 F.
2. Combine the apples, jicama, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Mix well to coat the fruit and put aside until crust is ready.
3. To make the crust, combine the pastry flour and baking powder in a medium bowl. Cut in butter until mixture is soft and crumbly. Add water until mixture forms a ball.
4. Divide in half and shape into a ball. Roll dough on a floured surface. Line pie plate with half the dough.
5. Fill pie plate with the apple mixture.
6. Cover with the second crust. Cut slits in the top and brush with egg whites if desired.
7. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 F and continue to bake for another 30-40 minutes or until the apples are soft.

Nutty Facts: 252 Cals, 5g protein

Most my recipes won’t have nearly that many calories, but ehhh you’ve got to live a little right?  Whats your favorite pie recipes? Send em on over.


5 thoughts on “No Better Howdy than Pie

  1. This looks yummy! Can’t wait to give it a try:)

  2. Looks lovely! I may have to give this a go myself.

  3. The pie looks lovely! Baking a pie is a great thing to do on a yucky day! I think 252 calories for that yummy looking pie is great. Most pies have a ton more.

  4. Seriously, pie is the best thing EVER. And homemade pie crust? The only way to go. YUM. Looks beautiful.

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