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Matcha Green Tea and Mint Cheesecake [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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This stunning cheesecake combines the refreshing flavors of green tea and mint with a hint of chocolate. If you are a green tea lover, you must make this recipe!

Matcha Green Tea and Mint Cheesecake [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 2 cups coconut flakes
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup raw buckwheat
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • A pinch of salt

For the Filling:

  • 2 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked in water for at least 4 hours to soften
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon matcha green tea powder
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 cups fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup or sweetener of choice
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 block raw mint chocolate
  • Mint leaves
  • Pistachios
  • 1/2 teaspoon matcha powder

Preparation

To Make the Crust:

  1. Line the base of a springform cake pan with parchment paper.
  2. Blend crust ingredients and place in the cake pan. Press the crust down with your fingers until even and place in freezer.

To Make the Filling:

  1. Blend cashews, coconut oil, vanilla extract, coconut water, and sweetener. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour in some of the filling in the cake pan and leave the rest for the green tea layer.
  3. With remaining cashew filling, add in spinach, mint, peppermint extract, and matcha powder, blend until combined, and pour into the cake pan with the crust.
  4. Place in the freezer and let it set for about four hours.
  5. Break up chocolate bar in a heatproof bowl, boil water in a saucepan and place bowl in water. Let the chocolate melt, and grab the bowl with a tea towel so you don’t burn your hand. Add a sprinkle of matcha powder, mint, and pistachio nuts.
  6. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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I’m Tiana from the Life Of Goodness, a Nutrition and Dietetics student with a passion for making delicious healthy plant-based recipes! I believe eating a wholesome nutritious diet and having a healthy mindset is so important and is the reason I started my blog. I hope I can contribute to spreading the message of good health and happiness!


 

 



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246 comments on “Matcha Green Tea and Mint Cheesecake [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]”

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Erin L M
1 Years Ago

OMGGGGGGGGGGGG. This looks absolutely stunning


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Deborah Smead-Mitchell
1 Years Ago

Oh I'd love to try that, yummers


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Barbara Bruzzo
1 Years Ago

Regina Maria


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Elizabeth Susanne Hubert
1 Years Ago

Oooooooooooooo. I do like mint :3


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Victoria Johnson
1 Years Ago

Amanda Byrne x


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Caroline Hill
1 Years Ago

Neil Bretland Natalie Donnelly xx


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Shayna Beth Ferullo
1 Years Ago

Elizabeth Katherine White - holy I want it!


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Sofia Fields
1 Years Ago

Elsy Sanlars me lo haces plis


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Elsy Sanlars
21 Oct 2015

Me encantaría. .. pero no hago cheesecakes.... ni flanes. .. me prometí nunca más volver a intentarlo :(

Nicole Varrone
1 Years Ago

Richard Sifuentes


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Una Belcher Kennedy
1 Years Ago

Chocolate is a hormone, yes? That looks like a true FIX to me!!


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