Mixed Berry Protein Cheesecake

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Playing with your food is permitted – encouraged even. After all, to create a masterpiece as enticing as this berry-swirled cheesecake, you have to get your hands dirty. The good news is your fingers will be coated in creamy, protein-rich batter, which is well worth the mess — and the taste-testing! Oh, and those red and blue berry stains? They’re the sign of a true artist.

Mixed Berry High-Protein Cheesecake Recipe

Mixed Berry Protein Cheesecake

Ingredients

Crust

1 scoop vanilla protein powder
2 cups almond flour
1 Tbsp. almond milk
1 Tbsp. melted coconut oil
2 Tbsp. honey

Filling

3 scoops vanilla protein powder
16 oz. Neufchâtel cheese
1 tsp. vanilla extract
¼ cup honey
3 eggs
1 cup frozen berries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a spring form pan with non-stick baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all crust ingredients. Press dough into prepared pan.
  3. Bake 8 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside to cool, but leave oven on.
  4. In a food processor, add protein powder, eggs, cheese and honey and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour cheesecake filling over crust, using a spatula to spread evenly.
  6. In a small bowl, microwave frozen blueberries for 30 – 60 seconds, or until soft and juicy.
  7. Top and swirl berries into filling.
  8. Bake 60 minutes, while keeping a close eye on the cheesecake. Remove from oven and let cheesecake continue to cook for a few minutes.
  9. Set in fridge to chill until ready to serve. Enjoy!