Gluten Free Strawberry Pie, OH MY!

Nothing tastes more like summer then 
fresh Ontario strawberries!!

I found this simple strawberry pie recipe online
and adapted it and made it Gluten free!!

Thanks to Healthy Foods and More 
(bridgeport street, across from the zellers plaza)
for their 2.99 gluten free pie shells!
To Herrles Market
(erb street)
for growing the WORLDS BEST
Ontario Strawberries!!

you will need:
1 frozen gluten free pie shell 
1 quart fresh strawberries
1/2 coconut sugar 
zest from one lemon (optional)
2 teaspoons arrowroot powder
2 tablespoons water

how to:
pre heat oven to 400 degrees
with a fork, poke numerous holes in your pie crust
bake for approx 10-15 min
until a little golden brown on edges

in a small sauce pan on medium heat
add approx 1/4 of your strawberries 
(washed, hulled *fancy term for tops removed*, sliced and mashed with a potato masher til chunky ish)
and the coconut sugar
bring to a boil, stirring constantly

in a small dish
combine arrowroot powder and water
until disolved 

when strawberry mixture is boiled
turn off heat
add arrowroot liquid 
and stir stir stir
til it thickens
pour into a glass bowl 
cool a bit
then add lemon zest
cool more til room temp

add rest of your berries to your strawberry mixture
pour into pie shell
refridgerate for at least 2 hours before serving

I picked up So Delicious Vanilla Coconut Milk ice cream to go along
but I bet Cool Whip would be yum too!!