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Wholesome Chocolate Cheesecake Pie

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chocolate cheesecake photoThis is one of my all time favorite desserts.

Guilt free with consistency of cheesecake, you’ll come back for seconds… just don’t eat the entire pie in one sitting! 😉

And guys, tofu gets such a bad rap. Not anymore. Not when there is cheesecake involved. [And PS: Organic + non-GMO tofu is perfectly fine and healthy for you].


20150805_180003All you need for this delicious recipe is 7 simple ingredients, a glass pie dish, high powered blender, an hour to bake [browse our other recipes while it’s in the oven]. It’s best to let the this dish firm up in the fridge overnight – trust me, that’s the hardest part! BUT you get to enjoy a slice with your breakfast… why not?


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Chocolate Cheesecake
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8-12
  • Crust:
  • 1 cup whole rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 4 pitted medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoons water*
  • Filling:
  • 1 - 12 ounce package firm or extra firm tofu
  • ½ heaping cup raw cacao powder
  • 16 pitted medjool dates*
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoon raw almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  1. Combine crust ingredients in a Ninja or other high powered food processor and blend. Crust will be sticky. Add a little more water if it's too dry and crumbly.
  2. Form into a glass pie dish or 8x8 glass baking dish.
  3. Bake crust on 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
  4. Rinse blender.
  5. Add 16 dates and ½ cup water in a bowl and microwave for 1 minute.
  6. Combine the microwaved dates and water with the remaining filling ingredients in the high powered blender and blend until smooth.
  7. Pour filling onto crust and bake on 350 degrees for 1 hour.
  8. Let cool.
  9. Cover with lid or paper towels and refrigerate overnight to let firm up.
*For a more sweet filling, add a few additional dates. If using small deglet noor dates, double number of dates.
Enjoy cold with fresh strawberries and blueberries.



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