Low carb easy cheesecake

img_6614Hello everybody!

I have a new cheesecake recipe for you, it is really simple, with just a few ingredients.

It is perfect if you are following a low carb high fat diet, its is very low in carbohydrates.

here is what you need:

Ingredients for the crust:

  1. 2 cups of almond meal of flour
  2. 1/4 cup of your favorite sweetener (I used monk fruit extract)
  3. 3 tbsp of melted coconut oil

Mix all ingredients and press them in a cake pan.

img_6709Ingredients for the cheese cream:

  1. 2  (8 ounce) packages to cream cheese
  2. 2 (8 ounce) containers of mascarpone (room temperature)
  3. 1 cup of sweetener of your choice
  4. 3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  5. 2 tablespoons of lemon zest
  6. 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  7. 4 large eggs

Using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese, mascarpone cheese, and sweetener in a large bowl until smooth, occasionally scraping down the sides of the bowl.
Beat in the lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla extract.
Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each one.
Pour the cheese mixture over the crust in the pan, and bake it for 45 min to 1 hr on 325 degrees F.

Let it cool down for 6 hrs or overnight

Enjoy!

 

 

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Raw lime cheesecake

IMG_2594Hello my lovely readers! 

I love sweets and cakes, but who doesn’t? Right? My job as a health and fitness trainer is to make these sweets we like so much, fit into our diet. Today I made one of my all time favorite desserts, a key lime cheese cake, the healthy version obviously. Has NO SUGAR, NO DAIRY, NO FLOUR, NO GLUTEN.  It’s low in carbohydrates so it’s perfect for a low carb or ketogenic diet. But it also fits perfectly in a raw vegan diet too. Here is the recipe:

Ingredients for the crust:

  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 5 tablespoons of melted coconut butter
  • stevia

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 2 cups of cashews (soak them over night)
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon  of vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup f coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut or almond milk
  • stevia or raw honey

IMG_2595Directions:

For the crust:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and process it until well combined
  2. Press the dough evenly into a pan and set aside.

For the filling:

  1. Using the food processor blend all ingredients together until smooth and creamy, about 3-5 minutes
  2. Pour it on the crust gently
  3. Place the cheese cake in the freezer to set for about 2-3 hours
  4. Decorate it with lime zest and lime pieces.

Enjoy!