Free Healthy Recipe - Raw Citrus & Poppy Seed Cheezecake

Dairy free, Gluten free, Low GI, Wheat Free

Image by Sam Spann-Raar

Let's face it, we all love cakes so it's a great excuse to eat one that's healthy. Make no mistake, this "cheezecake", like traditional cheesecake, is relatively high in kilojoules, but made from raw nuts, veggies, and fruit it's also low in saturated fat with fibre, vitamin, minerals and antioxidants to make the whole delicious experience totally guilt free,

½ cup walnut
¼ cup coconut, shredded
½ cup dates, pitted
3 zucchini peeled and grated
2 cups raw cashews, soaked overnight & drained
1/3 cup agave syrup
½ cup orange juice
1 tsp poppy seed
1 orange zested

Grease a 24 cm spring base cake tin with coconut oil and line with baking paper.

Place the macadamia nuts, walnuts and coconut in a food processor and process until the mixture forms a breadcrumb consistency.
Add the dates and process until well combined.
Transfer to the lined cake tin and press down firmly to make the base.
Place zucchini, orange zest, cashews, agave, lemon & vanilla essence, orange juice, lemon juice and lecithin in a high speed blender and blend until completely smooth.
Spoon the mixture into the cake tin. Sprinkle orange zest and poppy seeds over the top and place freezer for at least 4 hours before serving.

Makes 12 servings

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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Ready in: 240 mins

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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1410 kj
Calories 337 kcal
Fat 27 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Total Carbohydrate 17 g
Total Protein 6.53 g
Fibre 4 g

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