Raw Raspberry & Avocado Cheescake

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Raw Raspberry & Avocado Cheescake

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Vegan

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Recipe Ingredients

Avocado, average x 1

Carob powder x 1 heaped tsp

Cinnamon, ground x 1 tsp

Coconut flour, organic x 3 Tbs

Coconut milk, full-fat x 1 cup

Coconut, creamed block x 1 ½ block

Dates, dried 8

Raspberries x 1 cup

Stevia, extract powder x ½ tsp

Vanilla essence, organic 1 tsp

Walnuts x 1 cup

Cooking Instructions & Notes

For the Crust:

  1. Soak the walnuts in a cup of filtered water for at least 5h, drain.
  2. Soak the dates in filtered water (1/3 cup) with a few drops of the natural vanilla essence for min 30min. Keep the3 water.
  3. Place the dates, walnuts, 1/3 cup of coconut milk, 3/4 of creamed coconut block, carob powder, cinnamon and 1 tbs of coconut flour in a large plastic bowl and blend with a hand blender until smooth. While blending add some water from soaking the dates (it will create a nice syrup with the vanilla essence) if the mixture is to thick.
  4. Spoon the mixture over a baking tin or a plastic container and flatten with a spoon/knife.

For the Middle:

  1. Combine the avocado, 3/4 of creamed coconut block, 2/3 cup of coconut milk, 2 tbs of coconut flour, a few drops of stevia and of the vanilla essence with a hand blender until smooth.
  2. Stir in a few whole raspberries with a tbs.
  3. Spoon the mixture over the crust and flatten with a spoon/knife.

 

For the Topping:

  1. Mash with a fork or blend the raspberries until smooth.
  2. Spoon over the filling.
  3. Place the dessert in a freezer for 20-30 min.
  4. Take out, wait a few min and cut into 3cm x 3cm pieces.

 

Store in a fridge or freeze it.

 

Preparation Time

15 min

Soaking 5h

Freezing 30 min

 

Nutritional Value here  

By | 2017-02-01T13:39:35+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Desserts, Paleo, Raw Food, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegan|0 Comments

About the Author:

Ola Van Zyl is Owner of Positive Vitality Nutritional Therapy, Health Coach, Corporate Nutrition Specialist, Sports Nutrition Specialist and Public Speaker. Ola is a graduate of the Institute of Health Sciences in Nutritional Therapy, Dietary Counselling and Functional Sports Nutrition. She is a member of Nutritional Therapists of Ireland. In her work Ola applies the latest theories and research in nutrition, functional medicine and coaching to achieve optimum health. She works with groups and individuals, helping them to gain more energy, to lose weight, to manage stress, improve sleep quality and mood, as well as increase physical performance. Ola believes that nutrition is the key to long and vibrant live and she is very passionate about creating nutritious and delicious recipes to encourage healthy eating.

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