Strawberry Flax Cheesecake
some deserts that are out of this world delicious. However, if we ate these
everyday we could no longer wear our favorite clothes and that would be a
problem. What then is a person to do? This cheesecake recipe is an answer to
that problem. A light and fluffy dessert filled with light cream cheese, topped
with strawberries, and surrounded by a delectable flaxseed crust.
Prep time: 15 minutes.
Baking time: 50 minutes.
Yield: 8 servings
8 oz. light cream cheese
½ cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
2 cups quick cooking oats
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup ground flaxseed
¾ cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons applesauce
3 tablespoons chopped butter
1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
Preheat oven to 350° F
Mix oats, flour, flax, and brown sugar together.
Add applesauce and butter & mix until
Press 1 ¾ cups of mixture into pie plate (coated
with non-stick spray).
Top with berries.
Blend all filling ingredients and pour over
Evenly sprinkle with remaining topping.
Bake for approximately 50 min.
Information per Serving
Calories: 364 Fat:
15 g Fiber: 5 g
Carbs: 50 g Omega-3
fats: 2035 mg Calcium: 87
Protein: 9 g Cholesterol:
54 mg Sodium: 105 mg
Recipe used with permission from: The Amazing Flax Cookbook by Jane Reinhardt-Martin, RD, LD featuring
Chef Ron Garrett, CEC. Available at http://www.flaxhealth.comor