The Perfect Healthy Valentine’s Day Dessert
Gluten-Free. Vegan. Refined Sugar Free
Made with Victory Dance Foods Garden Granola
This luscious no-bake and nearly raw cheesecake is not only beautiful on the outside it’s full of healthy swaps, superfoods and a totally unique flavor that sets it apart from the rest of the cheesecake pack! This beautiful and nourishing dessert uses our Garden Granola in the crust and fresh ginger in the filling that lends the perfect spicy twist. You will be sure to crave this creamy indulgent treat and it’s beautiful color and uniquely delicious taste make it perfect for Valentines Day and any festive occasion! And if you aren’t sold yet, it’s freezer friendly, vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free!
We didn’t know Chef Ashley before Cheesecake, Garden Granola and Instagram brought us together! We are so grateful that our food and social media stars aligned and can’t wait to collaborate with her and bring you more yummy treats in the near future. To learn more about Ashley and her passion for helping people learn how to cook healthy nourishing food that actually tastes good and more delicious recipes, visit her website at The Naked Food Life and follow her on insta @thenakedfoodlife !
We have included the ingredients below but to see the complete recipe with full instructions, visit The Naked Food Life
Heaping 1 cup mixed nuts
1/2 c pepitas
1/3 c Victory Dance Foods Garden Granola
4 large dates, pitted and quartered
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 flax eggs (2 tbsp ground flax + 3 tbsp water)
1 3/4 c blanched sliced almonds, soaked for at least 2 hours, drained and rinsed
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 raw honey or maple syrup
2 tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice
1 orange, peeled
1 inch piece fresh ginger
4 drops Orange vitality oil
1/3 c melted cacao butter (melt in a dehydrator or over the lowest setting on the stovetop)
Splash vanilla extract
Optional: a few drops vanilla stevia, or additional sweetener,
Beet & berry swirl:
1 medium beet, cooked and chopped
1/2 c berries
1/4 filling mixture
More orange juice, to taste
For the complete recipe and instructions click here
Recipe and Pictures posted with permission from Ashley Nicole Perez
If you make this dessert and are going to share your creation on social media.
Make sure to tag us @victorydancefoods and Ashley @thenakedfoodlife
so we can see your beautiful creation!