Plant-Based Recipes

Coconut Macadamia Mini Cheesecakes

Are you nutty for macadamia nuts?

Macadamia nuts are one of the healthiest nuts on the planet. Rich in magnesium, copper, and healthy fats, the macadamia is quite the little powerhouse.

The benefits of this nut come in a variety. Macadamia nuts are heart friendly and support a healthy gut. They are packed full of antioxidants, omega-3s, fiber, and everything your body needs to run optimally. You could say it’s the perfect nut.

These coconut mini cheesecakes give you all the benefits of the macadamia and more! They make a great dessert or snack. Enjoy!

mini cheesecakes

Coconut Macadamia Mini Cheesecakes

Servings
6

Ingredients

  • .5c - pitted medjool dates
  • .5c - raw macadamia nuts
  • 2tbsp - organic unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1c - raw cashews
  • 1scoop - Vanilla IdealRaw Protein
  • .25c - canned coconut milk
  • 2tbsp - agave nectar
  • 1tbsp - coconut butter

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 330kcal 216 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat24g37%
Total Carbohydrates26g9%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugar16g-
Protein8g16%

Instructions

  1. Soak raw cashews in hot water a minimum of 1 hour. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a blender or food processor, blend dates, macadamia nuts, and coconut flakes into small bits and mixture becomes sticky. Press down into the bottom of 6 muffin tins and set aside.

  3. Blend soaked cashews, Vanilla IdealRaw Protein, coconut milk and agave nectar until smooth and creamy. Pour on top of prepared crusts.

  4. Freeze for about 8 hours, or until solid. Eat frozen or let thaw before eating & enjoy! Store in freezer.



amy posey

amy posey

Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

I'm a huge believer that food is the best medicine and am always looking for natural remedies to life's problems. When I’m not writing you’ll find me exploring the mountains, usually on skis or in hiking boots. I also enjoy the challenge of perfecting the chocolate chip cookie. Life is about balance!


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