This little beauty is perfect to make for a Valentine's Day bash. Who has valentine's day bashes you ask? Well, all the single peeps of course!!! This is a decadent and healthy treat to share with all your friends...and family as well! Even the kids will love it!
Making desserts with cashews is one of my favorite things to do. They are so sweet and creamy that you won't even miss the cream cheese, which is the normal and fatty ingredient in all regular cheesecakes.
Recipe & photo created by one of my very talented cleansers!
- 2 c. raw pecans or macadamias
- 1/2 c. dried coconut
- ¼ c. agave nectar
- dash sea salt
- 3 c. cashews, soaked for 4 hours
- 1 c. dates, pitted and chopped, soaked for 2 hours (save soaking water)
- 6 TBS. coconut oil, melted
- ½ c. lime juice
- ½ c. agave nectar
- 6 TBS date soak water
- 2 tsp vanilla or one vanilla bean
To make crust:
In food processor, pulse pecans or macadamias, agave and coconut together until sticky. Press into a 9-inch spring form pan. If it's too sticky you can wet your fingers and press into the pan.
To make filling:
In a strong blender, blend cashews, coconut oil, lime juice, agave, date soak water, vanilla & dates until smooth. Pour into crust and freeze for 1-2 hours until firm. Remove from freezer and let sit for 15 minutes. Slice and serve immediately. Serve with berry sauce or fresh berries.