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How to Make Pie Crust with Healthier Fat, Whole Grains, Gluten-Free or Vegan

November 22, 2011 by Melanie Zook

Maybe your pie crust is just perfect the way it is.  If so, enjoy every morsel of that piece of pie this Thanksgiving.  But if you’re looking to tweak your pie crust recipe to make it a little healthier or allergy-friendly, read on.  (Many of these tips are courtesy of Chef Kyle Shadix, MS, RD & author Roberta Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS.)

Need a recipe for a healthier pie crust?  This one from Serious Eats uses whole wheat pastry flour and butter instead of shortening.