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Feeling Motivated (New Years Special): Chocolate Avocado Cheesecakes

Feeling motivated? The new year always makes me super motivated to pursue new goals and aspirations. Since one of my biggest goals this year is to lead a healthier lifestyle, let me share with you a way to make a scrumptious chocolate cheesecake using avocadoes! This means no dairy, no sugar, no gluten and low carbs. So no guilt, but with all of the flavour. A perfect way to start a motivated new year!
Ingredients
For base
  Mixed unsalted nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coconut oil 3 Tablespoon
  Pitted dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
For filling
  Ripe avocado 2 Medium, cubed
  Cocoa powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Maple syrup/Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/2 - 1 cup)
  Coconut cream 5 Tablespoon (3 - 5 tbsp.)
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cinnamon powder 1 Pinch
For topping
  Coconut flakes 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. For the base – in a food processor, add in the dates, coconut oil and nuts. Blend until coarse and set aside.
2. For filling – in a food processor, add in all the ingredients and blend until smooth.

SERVING
3. In a serving glass, place the base and top with the filling. Top with coconut and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Assembled
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
New Year
Restriction: 
Vegan
Ingredient: 
Avocado
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 378 Calories from Fat 238

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.2%

Saturated Fat 10.4 g52.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 44 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 9.1 g36.5%

Sugars 17.1 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C 8.4%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 20.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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