• Bethany Thompson

Bethany's Cheesecake Makeover


Have a craving for cheesecake but don't want the sugar and calories that come along with it? I've got you covered with my simple and declisious cheesecake makeover!!

Crust:

1 ¼ Cup Almonds

3 T Coconut Flour

½ T Cinnamon

3 T Baking Splenda

1/3 Cup Sugar Free Maple Syrup

Filling

2 Cups Cottage Cheese

¾ Cup Green Yogurt

1/3 Cup Sugar Free Maple Syrup

1 T Vanilla Extract

¼ Cup Baking Splenda

2 Whole Eggs

3 T Coconut Flour

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a spring-form pan and set aside.

  2. Grind 1 1/4 cups of Almonds in food processor. Place almonds in a bowl and add all remaining crust ingredients and mix well The crust should be slightly sticky from the SF maple syrup. If the crust seems to dry add additional SF maple syrup.

  3. Transfer your crust into your spring form pan. Press the crust onto the bottom of the pan and spread it out evenly to cover the whole bottom.

  4. Bake the crust for 10-15 minutes or until more crisp while preparing filling.

  5. Combine all filling ingredients into a food processor or blender. Blend for 2 minutes or until batter is smooth and ingredients are combined.

  6. Pour into your spring-form pan over crust.

  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until center is set and toothpick comes out clean. Let cheesecake set at room temperature for 30 minutes. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving and ENJOY guiltless cheesecake!!


DISCLAIMER: James Thompson is a sports nutritionist with over 25 year of hands-on practical experience.  He is not a registered nutritionist or a dietitian.  THIS INFORMATION AND ALL RECOMMENDATIONS MADE ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DESIGNED TO SERVE AS A DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF ANY ILLNESS OR DISEASE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED MEDICAL, HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE YOU START ANY NUTRITION OR EXERCISE PROGRAM. BY BEGINNING THIS OR ANY OTHER PROGRAM, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE HAD CLEARANCE FROM YOUR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TO DO SO.