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Raw lavender blueberry cheese cake

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I have been wanting to try this for a while I just haven’t had the time and right ingredients. I still didn’t have cashews so I improvised and tried some other things that I thought would work.I thought it turned out good and kids gobbled it up so I will post the recipe . I don’t like overly sweet cheese cake but if you do just double the amount of maple syrup.

Raw lavender blueberry cheesecake

1 1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/2 avocado

1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup blanched almonds

1/2 cup thawed or fresh blueberries

1/2 cup melted coconut oil

1 tablespoon water

2 tablespoons coconut milk

2 tablespoons maple syrup (add 2 more if you like it really sweet)

pinch of sea salt

3 teaspoons lemon extract

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon lemon zest

2 teaspoons vinegar

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2-1 teaspoon(depending on how stong of a lavender taste you want)  ground dried lavender

Crust

3/4 cup ground blanched almonds

3/4 ground flax seeds

1/4 cup melted smart balance butter(vegan)

1 teaspoon molasses

pinch of sea salt

Soak in water the shredded coconut, pumpkin seeds, and almonds for about 20-30 minutes. Drain the water and add all ingredients to the blender/ processor. Press the crust batter to the bottom of the dish. I used a large bowl for this so it made enough for 4 people. Pour the blended cheesecake ingredients onto the crust and refrigerate for about 1-2 hours. Top with fresh blueberries or blueberry jam.

This recipe can also be seen here http://dietdessertndogs.com/2013/04/11/wellness-weekend-april-11-15-2013 check out this link for other great recipes also.

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4 thoughts on “Raw lavender blueberry cheese cake

  1. This looks incredible 🙂 I experimented with lavender in cooking for the first time in raw cheesecake too, but your version is much fluffier and I love how you’ve used coconut. Delicious!

  2. Oh my gosh, this was meant to be! I’ve been wanting to experiment with raw food after I visited an amazing raw food restaurant last weekend. They had a raw key lime pie…hooooooly cow it was incredible! I’m definitely going to try your cheesecake – I even have the lavender that I need to make it!!

    • I know I started getting into raw goods about 15 years while on vacation in San Francisco we went to raw food restaurant called “Raw”- Yum! Amazing food! You could tell there was so much time and energy put into each and every meal. Good luck!

  3. Love the lavender! What a great accompaniment

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