From Recipes for Life...from God's Garden by Rhonda Malkmus
1 cup raw almonds, soaked overnight
1 cup soft, pitted dates
1/2 tsp vanilla (optional)
Soak the almonds for about 12 hours. Grind the nuts in a food procssor until finely chopped. Add the dates and vanilla, and blend well. Press thinly into a pie plate (from the center to the outside rim) to form the shell.
7 or 8 large strawberries
5 soft dates, pitted
2 bananas, fairly ripe
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Blend all binder ingredients in food processor or blender until well mixed.
Cut 2 pints of frsh strawberries into quarters, and fold into binder and fill shell. Decorate with approximately 1/2 pint of quartered strawberries. Cover and store in fridge. Chill well before serving.