A homemade brownie is topped with a white chocolate cheesecake and adorned with more chocolate and sliced almonds. An easy dessert to assemble with the wow-factor in full-force. It's a very rich dessert yet is somehow laced with good health. From almonds to dates to cacao powder you can find all that and more. This is a #plantbased/#vegan, #glutenfree and #oilfree dessert yet you'd never ever know it. I spent time perfecting the "perfect" cheesecake and this is my take. It is the Luscious Cheesecake from "The Artistic Vegan Cookbook: An Alchemical Transformation" dressed up as I was celebrating my birthday!
I've added my vegan touch to a classic dessert my mom would make each year around Christmas. They're sensational. If you love chocolate and PB then this is your dessert!! They come together in one bowl, require no baking and can be eaten the same day, a no-fail holiday treat.
A couple weeks ago we wanted a cookie. I ran through a variety of cookie options and my husband said oatmeal raisin!
A chocolate crust supports a rich and creamy white chocolate cashew cream with swirls of peanut butter, and fresh chocolate sauce. This gourmet dessert is easy to make, yet you would never know it if you looked at it. Made in a food processor, blender and frozen, it makes the perfect treat to "wow" others with little effort. I think this would be a superb dessert to make for Father's Day coming up!
Makes 8 Large Squares or 16 Triangles
1 Cup Walnuts
1/2 Cup Packed Soft Medjool Dates
1/2 tsp Course Sea Salt
2 Tbsp Raw Cacao Powder
White Chocolate Cashew Cream
1 1/2 Cup Cashews - Soaked Overnight, Drained
1 Lemon - Squeezed
3/4 Cup Coconut Milk
1/4 Cup Agave Sryup
3 Tbsp. Melted Cacao Butter (for White Chocolate effect)
1/3 Cup Creamy Natural Peanut Butter
2 Tbsp Melted Coconut Oil
2 Tbsp Agave Syrup
2 Tbsp Raw Cacao Powder
Opt Topping: Sprinkle of Almond Slices
A creamy cheesecake with a hint of lemon and sweet agave has hidden blueberry gems inside to greet you as you bite in. The cheesecake is adorned with a healthy blueberry sauce and fresh blueberries. It rests on a bed that is sweet yet salty. As you bite in you taste a fusion of flavors and a hint of vanilla.
I made this beautiful cheesecake for my recently celebrated 30th birthday. Ever since I was a little girl I desired cheesecake for any celebratory occasion. I dreamed of what I'd make for my special day and thought of cakes and cupcakes but knew I truly wanted a really delicious piece of cheesecake with sauce and berries, my favorite.
Growing up cherry cheesecake was my absolute favorite but since I had a generous helping of blueberries I thought I'd try something different. The results? Heavenly. Plus - it is vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar-free and raw. Hooray!
If vegan cheesecake weren't good enough I also have some exciting news for the Artistic Vegan Community! My husband's book "The Anunnaki of Nibiru" was recently picked up by Editions Oeil Critik - http://oeilcritik.com/. When he was working with them, my recent book came up. It was decided that the "The Artistic Vegan Cookbook: An Alchemical Transformation" is going to be published in French! I am so excited and had to share! It is with special thanks and warm love to my sweet husband Gerald Clark who speaks highly of me. If it weren't for him I wouldn't have this opportunity! Please check out the new French section of my blog: http://www.artisticvegan.com/en-franccedilais. Thank you all for your continued love and support, I wouldn't be here without you! With love, Christa
Coconut, peanut butter and banana create a creamy almost fudge like treat resting on a bed of berries, topped with shredded coconut. I served ours with a flower made of coconut flakes and blueberries to celebrate the sunshine and spring ahead. With minimal effort these treats can be yours! Plus it is only an added bonus that they are raw, vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free and oil-free! They are "excellent" says my sweet husband and would be unbelievable with a little coconut whipped frosting for a raw cupcake or chocolate...both? ;) Enjoy - Love, Christa
Vegan Blueberry Soursop Ice Cream also known in as Vegano Helado con Guanábana y Arándanos creates a creamy, one-of-a-kind ice cream is completely sugar-free. It is made creamy from coconut milk and the custard-like soursop/guanábana. Blueberries are added for sweet and healthy deliciousness along with mandarin juice for a shot of vitamin C. All of the ingredients are completely healthy so you can eat a big helping or two and feel great. Watch the video or get the recipe below. Watch the video or get the recipe below.
With only 3 Ingredients you can be making homemade chocolates! This is my staple, quick and easy chocolate recipe. Feel free to add a dash of salt, a hint of flavor with vanilla or your favorite extract, add dried fruit, nuts, nut butter, coconut flakes or anything your heart desires to make a special treat. For fun, watch the quick how to video!
Melt the coconut oil in a hot water bath. Add the cacao and agave. Mix well. Pour into desired mold or a pan line with parchment paper. Freeze until solid. Enjoy!
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