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DIY: Raw Vegan Cheesecake

Yup, that’s right.  If you’ve been following along on twitter or Facebook, now you finally know.

This ingredient list…

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becomes this…

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a raw, delicious cheesecake that is super easy to make and super pleasing to any cheesecake lover.
To be honest, this recipes was taken from a Blogilates video. I have been dying to try as vegan cheesecake of my own after trying them at a few restaurants, but most recipes seemed a little time consuming and daunting. Then I found this one. I switched it up a bit, played around with some of the ingredients, and voila! A tasty, creamy, mostly raw, all vegan cheesecake.102_0188 102_0190 102_0191 102_0192

DIY Raw Vegan Cheesecake:

2 cups raw pecans

1/2 cup dates

3 cups raw cashews, soaked overnight

1/2 cup agave (or other natural liquid sweetener)

1/4 cup lemon juice (squeezed fresh)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

3/4 cup melted coconut oil

Blend together dates and pecans until pecans are chopped and the texture is slightly sticky. You want to made sure there are still some chunks, similar to a graham cracker crust, not completely smooth. Spread into the bottom of your pie/cake/cheesecake pan. You can press it in with your hands- I actually recommend doing it this way. RInse out your blender and add in the rest of the ingredients.  Blend until smooth and creamy. Pour over your crust. Pop it in the freezer, uncovered, for 3 hours. Slice and serve. You can also wait 10 or 20 minutes (especially after a few days in the freezer) to slice it so that it isn’t frozen solid.

 

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A decadent dessert that is actually good for you and perfect for your next holiday celebration. Win-win-win.

Enjoy!

Peace and Love,

Jessi

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Author: thehouseofhealthy

Hi! I'm Jessi Andricks, the founder of The House of Healthy. My passion is helping people regain their health and energy through whole, plant-based food; mind-body fitness; and holistic lifestyle habits. I offer one-on one, group, and online health coaching services. Check out my recipes and workouts and sign up for the weekly newsletter, where I feature even more healthy living tips and programs. My goal is to help you to live the happy, healthy life you deserve!

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