Raw Raspeberry Lemon Cheezecake Recipe

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The recipe you have all been waiting for!
Easy, delicious, raw, and vegan!

Recently prepared by Gracious Living Brand Ambassador Cathrine McCormick in the Bahamas at a Private Detox Retreat. (Cathrine and Grace are co-teaching a fantastic week together in a brand new location in Nicaragua Jan 2017…..check out the deets at the end of this recipe…..it is NOT TO BE MISSED!)

*Read: “10 Natural Sweeteners That Are Good For You”  HERE.
*Part 2 HERE.

Raw Superfoods Raspberry Cheesecake

Base

  • 1.5 cups of raw walnuts
  • 1/2 cup of dates ( soaked)
  • 3 TB raw coconut oil ( liquid)
  • 2TBL sea salt
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut

Lemon Cheesecake Layer

  • 2 cups raw cashews ( soaked for a min 2-4 hours, drained)
  • 3/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Zest of 3 lemons
  • 1/4 cup Lucuma Powder
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or raw honey
  • 1 TBL real vanilla extract
  • Dash of sea salt

Raspberry Cheesecake Layer

  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup cashews ( soaked and drained)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or raw honey
  • 1/3 cup Lucuma powder
  • 1 tsp acai powder

In a food processor, place all ingredients for the crust except for the dates. Mix until it has a crumb consistency. Add the dates and mix until well combined.

Press into the base of the spring form pan. Place in the freezer while you prepare the cheesecake filling.

Lemon cheesecake Filling:

Place all ingredients into a blender. Put on high speed until it is silky smooth. Pour onto the base layer and return to the freezer.

Raspberry layer:

Place all ingredients for the raspberry layer in the blender. Blend on high speed until you have a creamy consistently, pour the raspberry layer on top of the lemon cheesecake and return to the freezer for 4 hours or overnight.

To Serve, sit out at room temperature for 10-15 minutes, carefully remove the sides of the spring form pan and transfer the cheesecake onto a serving platter.

Scatter berries on top with pommegranite seeds or fresh mint leaves, and enjoy!

**We LOVE seeing your recipes! Make sure to tag us in your cheesecake photos on FB or Instagram and hashtag #GraciousLivingLifestyle! Enjoy the journey! ~Team GLO XO

JOIN US! Gracious Living “New Year, New You” Retreat! NICARAGUA Jan 5-12,2017

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