Overnight avocado, coconut and lemon ‘cheesecake’ recipe

A delicious treat by Amy Crawford, advocate of five:am yoghurt’s Wake Up Be Am:azing initiative.

Total time: 20

Serves: 1

Ingredients

For the crust (which is optional):

1 heaped teaspoon cacao nibs

1 small handful walnuts

1 dessert spoon coconut flakes

1 fresh medjool date

For the ‘mousse’

1/3 large or 1/2 small avocado

1/3 cup coconut milk

1/3 banana

1 tablespoon 100% whey protein powder (optional)

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 tablespoon five:am greek-style or natural yoghurt

1 ½ -2 tablespoons lemon juice (or 5 teaspoons!)

1 teaspoon lemon rind, grated

1 teaspoon maca powder (optional)

Method

For the crust

1. Blend until you reach your desired consistency.

2. Pop this into the base of your glass or dish.

For the mousse

1. Throw all of the ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth.

2. Pour over your base and leave in the fridge overnight or on the bench for 30 minutes to allow the chia seeds to soften.

Find out Amy’s favourite healthy things, or for more recipes and ideas visit theholisticingredient.com

 

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