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So this is one of my favorites! It’s a real crowd pleaser and allergy friendly too! You can tell how much I love this because it’s the third page in my recipe book!

I must say this is adapted from another recipe. The great thing is once you start to play with it the options are endless! I started with just a plain cheesecake recipe then made pumpkin cheesecake (my mouth is watering just writing about it) then a friend wanted to try adding berries so we did and wow! Perfect! So feel free to experiment with it!

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Crust:
1 1/2 Cups pecans
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 Cup pitted dates
1/4 Cup shredded coconut

Filling:
3 Cups raw cashews (soaked for 4 hrs)
1/2 Cup lemon juice
1/2 to 3/4 honey or agave
3/4 Cup coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla (more if you like vanilla, like I do!)
1/2 to 3/4 Cup water or enough to make creamy but not watery

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Picture: cheesecake topped with fresh mango
Crust: blend nuts, salt and dates so the consistency is like the picture above. Not too big, not too small
Place shredded coconut into spring-form pan and spread evenly, add crust mixture using a fork to sprinkle evenly and firmly press into pan.

Filling: blend all ingredients in high speed blender, mixture will be very thick. Blend until the mixture is really creamy and pour over crust. Then freeze for a few hours until firm. Add any topping and enjoy when still chilled.

Option:
Pumpkin cheesecake
Use the same crust recipe.
Filling: 1 1/2 Cups raw cashews (soaked for 4 hours)
1 Cup canned pumpkin
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 Cup agave
6 Tbsp. coconut oil
1/3 tes. sea salt
1/2 Cup water or enough to make creamy but not watery
Vanilla and cinnamon to taste
Follow directions stated above

Option:
Very Berry cheesecake
Use same crust as above.
Filling: 1 1/2 Cups raw cashews (soaked for 4 hours)
2 Cups blueberries and strawberries (can use frozen, thaw, rinse and pat dry)
2 to 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 Cup agave
6 Tbsp. coconut oil
1/3 tes. sea salt
1 tes. vanilla
1/2 Cup water or enough to make creamy but not watery
Follow directions stated above

I would love to hear your comment and suggestions! Oh and by the way, next time you make this for your friends don’t tell them what’s in it and see if they can guess! It’s a great party trick!

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