✨RASPBERRY COCONUT ‘CHEESECAKE’✨ I discovered this recipe when I was doing some research for a client who had been newly diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. I’d been reading about how the Autoimmune Paleo (AIP-friendly) diet had been helping people with their symptoms and bought The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott. If any of you reading this are living with an autoimmune disease, this diet could be something to explore. As always with starting a new diet, its probably best to discuss it with your doctor first.
Here is the recipe as promised. Swipe left to see the different stages of the bake🤤
3 cups dates, pitted and soaked for 5 mins in warm water
1 cup coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup coconut flour
1/3 cup shredded coconut
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups raw honey, softened
1 1/2 cups coconut cream, softened
1 cup coconut oil, softened
5 cups frozen rasperries
6 tablespoons tapioca starch
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (optional)
1/4 teaspoon salt
Use whatever you want to decorate it. I used fresh raspberries, desiccated coconut and flaked almonds. You can omit the flaked almonds to keep this recipe nut free.
1. Place the jars of coconut oil, coconut cream and raw honey in a pan with very hot water in order to let them soften.
2. To prepare the crust, preheat your oven to 165 degrees C. Strain the dates and place in a food processor or high-powered blender with the melted coconut oil. Blend for 30 seconds or so until a chunky paste forms. You may have to stop and scrape the sides if you are using a blender and the oil may not completely mix with the dates, but the crust will still be fine, don’t worry. Combine the coconut flour, shredded coconut and salt in a bowl. Add the date paste and mix thoroughly. Place the mixture into the bottom of an 8-inch spring-form pan, pressing it down evenly. Use a spatula to clean up the top edge around the sides of the pan, where filling will meet the crust. Bake for 30-35 mins, until the crust browns and hardens a little bit. The texture will still be soft until it finishes cooling. Set aside while you make the filling.
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