Recipe: Strawberry Coconut Banana Cream Pie (Decadent, raw, gluten-free)

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A slice of vegan strawberry and banana pie on a plate.

Are you looking for something to do with all of those summer berries? Want something nice for summertime celebrations and parties? This is a simple, beautiful and delicious pie. This recipe makes a 9″ pie

Strawberry Banana Coconut Cream Pie


  • 1 cup finely shredded unsweetened dried coconut
  • 1 cup almonds, preferably soaked and dehydrated
  • doctorritamarie-2423774d-ae44-4a0d-963d-96bb481ca0cf-v21/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pecans, preferably soaked and dehydrated
  • 1/2 cup pitted Medjool dates


  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • Shredded coconut as desired


  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 1/2 cup coconut butter
  • 4 pitted Medjool dates
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground vanilla beans or vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sunflower lecithin


  1. Process the coconut, almonds and salt in a food processor until finely ground.
  2. Add the pecans and process just until they are coarsely chopped.
  3. Add dates and process until the mixture begins to stick together.
  4. Press the crust mixture into a glass pie dish.


  1. Place the two sliced bananas in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Put 1 banana, 2 cups of whole strawberries, the coconut butter, dates, vanilla and salt in a blender, and blend until smooth.
  3. Add the lecithin and blend until it is incorporated.
  4. Pour the mixture over the sliced bananas and stir well.
  5. Spread the strawberry banana coconut filling in the pie crust.
  6. Decorate the top with banana slices, strawberry slices and coconut flakes.
  7. Chill at least 4 hours.

TIP: for a lower glycemic version, omit dates and add equivalent amount of chia gel plus stevia to taste

This recipe is taken from the book ‘Dessert: Making It Rich Without Oil' by Dr. Ritamarie & Karen Osborne.

Click HERE to learn to make mouth watering gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar- free, oil-free and guilt-free nutritious desserts.

Yours in health and joy,


Comment below: What is your favorite low glycemic raw dessert recipe?

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  1. Virginia

    As a diabetic I need to watch what I eat and have been disappointed in some of the recipes the Diabetic people offer. I mean bread and pasta and cakes! I would like to find recipes I can eat without worrying about my blood sugar rising. Can you help?

    Thank you.

    • Vibrant Living Care Team

      Hi Virginia,

      Dr. Ritamarie has built an entire blood sugar balancing program, complete with 30 days of menu plans and ALL low-glycemic recipes — over 250 recipes with endless ways to combine, in the B4 Be Gone program. If you’d like to enjoy a free resource to learn more, visit The B4 Be Gone program will soon be open for self-study access. Enjoy!

      ~ Stacey



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