Sweet Potato Pie with Oat Pecan Crust

When I first had the idea for this sweet potato pie, I was trying to create a dessert that I could eat at Thanksgiving that would be good enough to keep me away from the more traditional desserts, but without sending my blood sugar spiraling.

I thought it would just be a plain kind of “dessert stand-in” and was completely surprised when my five-year old nephew gobbled it up. Since then, I have made it for several family occasions and so far everyone has liked it. Continue reading