Raw Strawberry Vanilla Cheesecake {Dairy free}

The summer dessert dilemma. For me, the ultra heat precludes the very rich, the heavy,and the cloyingly sweet, when it comes to dessert. I also like something light, cool, and easy to make, something good for gatherings, barbecues, and that won’t make me feel like I just ate a ton of bricks. The cashew “cheesecake” is the ticket to all of the above. It is the key to a crowd-pleasing, show-stopping dessert that satisfies a sweet tooth without sacrificing nutrition. With a base and filling made of mostly nuts, and sweetness from dates and maple syrup–this is as healthy a cake as you’re likely to find. This cake can be...