INGREDIENTS

Crust

  • 1 cup nuts (pecan, almonds, walnuts)
  • 2 cups dates

Filling

  • 2 cups cashews, soaked
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or sweetener of choice
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil (unrefined)
  • dash of salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place crust ingredients in a food processor and blend.  If you do not have a high speed blender you might want to add just the nuts and blend then add the dates and blend.
  2. Grease a muffin tin or use nonstick cupcake liners
  3. Place a little bit of crust in each liner and press down.
  4. Place in freezer while making the filling
  5. For filling, soak cashews in a bowl of water for 20 minutes to a couple hours. Drain and rinse well.
  6. Add to food processor or high speed blender and mix.
  7. Add lime juice, lemon juice, maple syrup and coconut oil to the cashews and blend.
  8. If consistency seems dry add a bit of water or leftover lime juice.
  9. Adding one teaspoon at a time until you get a creamy consistency, add slowly.
  10. Remove the liners from the freezer and add the filling
  11. Place back in the freezer for a couple hours.
  12. Once ready to serve, let sit for a couple minutes before serving.
  13. Top with lime zest and sliced limes.
  14. Enjoy!

 

 Author of the blog, Nutrition with Aileen, Aileen is a certified health coach and nutritionist who’s holistic approach to food and wellness is evident in her recipes.