Strawberry Tart (raw)

Photo credits: Rithika Ramesh

This recipe was demonstrated by Lisa Pitman during her Eating Without Heating demos in India.

Ingredients for crust

  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • ½ cup large dates, pitted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Ingredients for cream

  • 1 cup cashews, soaked 2-4 hours and drained
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ date paste
  • 2 tbsp lime juice

Ingredients for topping

  • 2 cups sliced strawberries


In a food processor, pulse the almonds into a flour. Add the dates, vanilla extract and salt. Pulse until the mixture begins to clump together. Press firmly and evenly into a 9 inch springform pan. Set aside in the refrigerator. In a blender combine the cream ingredients until smooth. Pour the cream over the crust and assemble the strawberries.

Serves 5-6