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Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake with Candied Pecans {GF}
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  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    A classic fall dessert made healthier and vegan - maple pumpkin cheesecake with almond butter and coconut milk topped with candied pecans and whipped coconut cream. GF too.

    Ingredients

    • "!For the crust:"
    • 12 dates (about 1 cut), pits removed
    • 1 1/2 cups walnuts
    • "!For the cheesecake:"
    • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
    • 1/2 cup maple syrup
    • 1/4 cup almond butter
    • 2 cups raw cashews (soaked in boiling water for 2 hours, or in cold water overnight)
    • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
    • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/8 teaspoon ginger
    • 1/2 cup coconut milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • pinch sea salt
    • "!For the candied pecans:"
    • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
    • 1/4 cup maple syrup
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 cup pecans
    • "!For the Coconut Cream:"
    • 1 can full fat coconut cream, refrigerated overnight

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 333 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 12.54%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 5 mg 0.2%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.24%
    • Potassium: 383 mg 10.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.17%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 14 g
    • Vitamin A 24.85%
    • Vitamin C 15.52%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq