eLifelines: February 2015

February 2015 TVA In Action   Last Chance to Enter the Vegan Bake-Off The 7th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off takes place Sunday, March 15th. The deadline to sign up to compete is February 13th. Read more… Valentine’s Specials Galore This year you can choose from prix-fixe meals at restaurants across the GTA, as well as vegan boxed treats ready for your Valentine. Read more… TVA’s Social Group Events… Read More

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecakes

Care of Ashley Sauve Show your loved ones how dear they are to you by serving them these super food cheesecakes! Not only do they taste fantastic but they pack a nutritional punch and are raw, vegan, gluten and soy free for all to enjoy! Serves 16 Ingredients: Filling: 2 cups raw cashews, soaked overnight (measured before soaking) 6 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 2 lemons – juice and zest ½ teaspoon ground vanilla bean (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract) 1 banana 2 cups strawberries, fresh of frozen (thawed first) ¼ cup goji berries soaked in water for 10 minutes (optional) 2 tablespoons lucuma (optional) 1 tablespoon maca (optional) 5-10 stevia drops or 3 tablespoons maple syrup Crust: 1 cup raw walnuts 1 cup raw almonds 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted ¼ cup golden berries (soaked in water for 10 minutes) or 4 soft medjool dates ½ teaspoon ground vanilla bean (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract) Chocolate Drizzle: 2 chocolate bars of choice (I used Giddy YoYo, maca flavour) 1 tablespoon coconut oil Directions: You will need heart shaped silicone baking moulds, or a cupcake pan. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and coconut oil, stirring… Read More

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