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Rhubarb Pie

By May 11, 2011May 28th, 2021Dairy Free, Desserts
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“A year ago I met Maria Emmerich for a health assessment and consultation. My main goal was to lose a few pounds. However, I had also been suffering from IBS, allergies, and many sinus infections over the past several years.Maria helped me change my diet and my life. She has a wealth of knowledge on how vitamins, chemicals and different foods can affect our metabolism, moods and energy levels. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to make a lifestyle change, lose weight and get healthier for good, not just temporarily on the latest fad diet. She has a wealth of information on her blog, www.mariahealth.blogspot.com. The results will amaze you!

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rhubarb pie

Filling: 1 1/4 cup Swerve (OR erythritol)
2 tsp stevia glycerite (omit if using Swerve)
8 oz cream cheese or coconut cream
2 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt
3 cups chopped fresh rhubarb
Pie Shell:
2 cups blanched almond flour
4 TBS Swerve (OR erythritol)
1/4 tsp stevia glycerite
4 TBS butter or coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup Swerve (OR erythritol)
1 tsp stevia glycerite
1/3 cup blanched almond flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter or coconut oil, softened

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Prepare pie shell, by beating all ingredients together. Pat into a pie pan (using fingers), then place in oven to bake for 12 minutes. Meanwhile, beat 1 1/4 cup sweetener, cream cheese, eggs in a large mixing bowl until smooth. Stir in vanilla and salt. Fold in rhubarb. Pour rhubarb mixture into pie shell. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven.

Meanwhile, combine 1/3 cup sweetener, 1/3 cup blanched almond flour, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Cut in butter with fork or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

Remove pie from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sprinkle topping mixture evenly over pie. Return pie to oven and bake until filling is set and crust and topping are golden brown, about 30 minutes. Makes 12 servings.

Traditional Rhubarb Pie = 259 calories, 15g fat, 5g protein, 52 carbs, 1g fiber
“Healthified Rhubarb Pie = 250 calories, 24g fat, 8g protein, 6g carbs, 3g fiber

Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".


  • Karen Hathaway says:

    I love rhubarb custard pie…can’t wait to try this recipe out. 🙂

  • The A Team says:

    Can’t wait to try this when my rhubarb is ready!!!! Also, I notice that you use celtic sea salt. Is there a big difference between that and just regular sea salt?

  • Anonymous says:

    Hi Maria,
    I am making this right now and I noticed in the directions for the pie filling you say beat 1 cup of sweetener, but in the ingredients you say 1 1/4 cups of swerve. Which is it supposed to be?

  • Molly says:

    I know you’re not a fruit fan but can i use the same recipe with apples. Or would i need to make some adjustments? We have fresh apples from the tree and the guys want an apple pie.

  • Toby says:

    Hi Maria , I would love to make this pie but I don’t see any butter in the topping how much do you use ?
    I would like to take this opurtunity and thank you for all you do
    I have purchased all you books over the years and follow you blog obsessively
    I have not yet found the courage to sign up for a food / vitamins plan since I’m to scared of failing !!
    Best regards and g”d bless you

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