Raw cheesecake

Raw cheesecake

Crust ingredients:

– 1 1/2 cups macadamia nuts (or a combination of walnuts and/or macadamia nuts)
– 1/2 cup dates
– 1/4 cup dried, unsweetened coconut
– 1 pinch sea salt

White cheesecake filling ingredients:

– 3 cups cashews
– 3/4 cup lemon juice
– 3/4 cup agave or honey
– 3/4 cup coconut oil
– 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
– 1/4 cup of water, if necessary to facilitate blending. use as little as possible. (optional)

Fruit topping ingredients:

– 2 cups frozen strawberries
– 1/2 cup dates


1. Throw the macadamia nuts, salt and dates into your food processor. (Don’t add the coconut!!) Process nuts and dates until well processed but still airy.

2. Next, get our your cheesecake pan (or just a basic glass brownie pan if you’re like me and don’t have fancy cookware) and sprinkle the coconut on the bottom as your very first layer. The point of doing this is to make it so it’s easier to remove the cheesecake and the coconut stops the crust from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Then press the macadamia nuts and date mixture down into the pan to form the

3. Throw all cream-cheese filling ingredients into your high-speed blender and blend! Add as little water as necessary to facilitate blending. (Try to add as little water as possible.) Pour mixture on top of crust.

4. Place the above in freezer for an hour or so (so that it will firm up).

5. Meanwhile, throw your strawberries and dates in your high-speed blender. Blend until nice and smooth. Pour this mixture on top of the crust/creamcheese, which was just in the freezer for about an hour. Place the raw cheesecake recipe back in freezer.
Freeze until this raw cheesecake recipe reaches the desired consistency (5 hours or so!).

6. Defrost this raw cheesecake recipe for about a half-hour before eating (or just slice from freezer and enjoy this delicious raw cheesecake)!



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