Lee's Lemon Slice

Lemon Slice Recipe

These darlings will be a complete show-stopper at your next social gathering and your guests will be pleasantly surprised that this decadent, lemony slice is free of sugar and full of raw phytonutrients.

Makes: 12 slices

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Lemon Slice Recipe

By: Lee Holmes

These darlings will be a complete show-stopper at your next social gathering!


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Ingredients

  • Base
  • ¾ cup raw cashews, soaked for 2 hours in filtered water & drained
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ tsp stevia powder
  • 60mL freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp melted coconut butter

  • Filling
  • 250g raw cashews, soaked for 2 hours in filtered water & drained
  • ½ cup coconut butter
  • Zest & juice 2 limes
  • Juice 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp alcohol-free vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp stevia powder
  • 60mL coconut milk

Method


  • To make base, combine cashews and shredded coconut in food processor and blend. Stir in remaining base ingredients, adding some filtered water
if it looks too dry and won’t hold together.
  • Use your hands to mould mixture into dough, then press dough into freezer-proof tray. Place in freezer for 30 mins.
  • To make filling, combine all ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Remove base from freezer and add filling, using back of spoon to smooth top.
  • Return slice to fridge for 30 mins or until set. Cut into slices and serve.
  • Will keep in airtight container in fridge for up to 1 week, or 2 weeks in freezer.

  

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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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