Gluten-Free, Vegan Cherry Cheesecake

cherry cheesecake 
You need to make this super easy vegan, no-bake, gluten-free and dairy-free cherry cheesecake this summer-made wi
Turn summer's best fruit into this year's best dessert.

This recipe is gluten-free and vegan and made with a variety of nutrient dense real, whole food ingredients. The crust is made with a mixture of oats, nuts, dates & seasonings. The nuts add protein, fiber & nourishing fats! Just a tip, this recipe does require some prep the day before and then you will also need to freeze the cheesecake overnight before enjoying!

cherry cheesecake

Makes 1 large cheesecake (approximately 12 servings)

What You'll Need

Crust

  • 1 cup pecans
  • ½ cup of gluten-free oats
  • ½ cup of shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 generous pinch of sea salt
  • 2 cups of dates

Cheesecake Layer

  • 5 cups cashews, soaked in water overnight, then drained & rinsed
  • 2 (15-ounce) can of full fat coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut butter
  • Optional: Add a sweetener to the cheesecake layer, about a ¼ - ½ cup of any natural sweetener, such as coconut sugar or honey. I prefer this recipe unsweetened because the coconut cream provides a nice subtle sweetness.
  • 1 cup pitted cherries


Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted cherries
  • 2 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot powder


Toppings

Pitted sliced cherries & pecan halves (use a little or as many as you like!)


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