Vegan Lime Tarts

Lime & Avocado Vegan Tart

Lime & Avocado Vegan Tart

By: Lisa Guy

This gorgeous creamy, vegan tart is rich in important nutrients needed for optimal health. Avocadoes are an excellent source of the antioxidant vitamin E and beneficial monounsaturated fats which are essential for healthy cholesterol levels and good cardiovascular function. They also provide vitamin K for healthy blood clotting and strong bones.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe

GF, VG


Ingredients

  • Base
  • 5 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 2 heaped tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup almond flour

    Filling
  • 1 large avocado, peeled & seed removed
  • ¾ cup coconut cream
  • Zest & juice 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup or coconut nectar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

    Garnish
  • 1 lime, sliced into wheels
  • Coconut flakes
  • Zest 1 lemon

Method


  • Place the base ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well combined and the mixture is sticking together.
  • Spoon the base mixture into 4 medium tart tins and press down with the back of a fork. Using your fingers, press the mixture up the sides of the tins. Place the base tins in the freezer while you are making the filling.
  • Place the filling ingredients except the zest in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Gently mix the zest through then pour mixture over the bases.
  • Place the tarts back in the freezer for 2 hours or until set.
  • Garnish with lime slices, coconut flakes or lemon zest to serve.
  • Tip: Let the tarts sit out of the freezer for 5–10 mins before serving so they soften a little.

  

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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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