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I made the Blueberry Almond Coconut Crunch Ice Cream from Ice Cream in the Raw , without the crunch, and swirled in some fresh blueberry sauce. Just a blend of blueberries with dates and lemon juice.
You can try my original topping which I've posted below, or try what I did this time which was very simply mashed blueberries with a squirt of fresh lemon juice. I wanted to keep texture and didn't need any added sweetness since the cake and ice cream is already sweet.
Wild Blueberry Cheesecake
1 1/2 cups almonds2/3 cup raisins1/4 cup shredded coconut1-2 teaspoons pure vanilla or water (I often need 2).
Grind the almonds into a flour in a food processor.Add the raisins and continue grinding until broken down.Add the coconut and vanilla. Grind again to incorporate.Add another 1/2 - 1 teaspoon water if needed to keep the mixture held together when pressed in your hand.Press evenly into the bottom of a 12" spring form pan.
4 1/2 cups berries*3 cups cashews1/2 cup lemon juice1/2 cup agave or coconut nectar1 teaspoon pure vanilla5-6 drops stevia1 cup melted coconut oilLemon zest, optional
Blend all but the coconut oil, until smooth in a high speed blender.Add the oil (and zest if using) and blend again to incorporate. You will need the tamper because the blender will be very full/heavy. Sometimes I stop the blender and whisk in the oil a bit, then blend once more. Pour over the crust. Chill in the fridge for 8-12 hours (or freezer for part of that time).
*If using frozen berries, measure them while frozen and thaw completely before blending into the recipe.
Blueberry Jelly Topping
1 1/2 - 2 cups berries2- 3 medjool dates, choppedLemon juice, to taste1 1/2 teaspoons chia seed
Blend all ingredients until smooth in a blender. Add a few drops of stevia if needed. The mixture will thicken as it sits. Chill in the fridge for a few hours. Spread on the cheesecake after removing it from the pan.
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A few other recent food pics... you'll find many more photos on my instagram .
Morning veggie juice
Raw taco salad
Fresh basil parsley pesto
Mint Chip Cheesecake - nut free!
Blueberry jammy ice cream
"Salmon" nori rolls
I guess this is picture day on the bloggie! hehe. Here's a few shots of my and my girl friends when we had a recent runion in my hometown.
It wouldnt be a get together with the girls without a few silly pics ;)
Good times. I miss my lake.
I hope you're having a fun filled, sunny weekend!