Raw Passion-fruit Swirl and White Chocolate Cheesecake!
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Why choose Raw Recipes over traditional Cheesecakes you ask?
Let's start with a look at some of the ingredients you will find in a traditional cheesecake. Sugar, fat, flour, gluten and lactose. Do you or a loved one suffer from diabetes, metabolic syndrome, respiratory problems, eczema, Irritable bowel syndrome, allergies ,hayfever, stomach troubles, obesity ,lack of energy , heart problems, bad skin, hair or teeth...you get the picture....
Did you realise that all of those ingredients can contribute if not CAUSE the issues above along with lack of exercise and general lack of nutritional intake?
Let's take a look at some of the ingredients you will find in RAW food desserts recipes...Coconut Oil, Cacao Powder, Cacao Butter, Almonds, Walnuts, pecans, agave/honey, berries, bananas, seeds and nut butters/milks....All of which have natural healing properties, reduce inflammation and disease, assist in weight loss/ management, balancing and assisting in normal blood sugar levels, better sleep, stronger hair , skin nails...you name it.
No-one is perfect 100% of the time so for those moments that you are feeling the urge to eat a sweet treat why not pick up one of these recipes and keep it in the freezer ready. Feed your body with the good stuff and your body will be good to you! Plus with the raw food recipes your likely to be fuller quicker and thus eating less!
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Raw Recipes - Raw Cheesecake Recipe
Passion-fruit Swirl and White Chocolate
Almond Walnut base
1 cup of Almonds
1 cup of Walnuts
10 soaked dates
Pinch of Sea Salt
3 TSP liquid Vanilla
2 TBS Coconut Oil
2 TBS Agave Syrup
All dry ingredients in the blender. Break down the nuts – Don’t process to long or it may turn into a mush of nut butter as walnuts are OILY as. Once broken down remove and place aside. Place remaining ingredients in the blender and mix really well until a smooth paste appears. Add in the blended nuts and blend until smooth. Grease a 7” or larger pan with coconut oil and press the mixture in to the base. Pop in the freezer.
White Choc Cheesecake filling and Passion Swirl
2 tablespoons lemon juice
¼ Cup of liquid Vanilla
3 cups soaked cashews ( must be raw and soaked for a minimum of 4 hours)
¾ Cup almond milk
¾ cup raw honey or agave
2/3 Cup of melted Cacao Butter
¼ teaspoon salt
3 Table spoons of lecithin ( you can omit if you cant find this)
Pop in the blender everything except Cacao Butter and lecithin. Blend until really smooth. Add the lecithin and cacao butter and resume blending – keep blending until a very smooth consistency forms. Set aside 1.5 Cups of the mixture and pour the rest of the mixture into the tin
With the mixture you have set aside mix with 1.5 Cups of passion-fruit pulp, the juice of one small to medium lemon and a tablespoon of agave or raw honey. Blend really well.
Pour into the tin. Start from the outside and in a circular pattern pour in circling to the middle. Then grab a knife and swirl and swirl until you have a well marbled effect. Pop in the freezer to set for around 5 hours or until firm to touch
1 cup of Passion Pulp
1/3 cup of Honey or agave
1 TBS of Chia seeds
1 TBS lemon juice
1/3 cup water – use to thin as desired
Blend and pour over the top when ready to serve
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