Protein Cheesecake Squares

Protein Cheesecake Squares

A Canadian-themed version of delicious cheesecake squares! Deck these high-protein treats out into mini Canadian flags using a homemade chia jam.

Protein Cheesecake Squares

Ingredients:

    Crust:

  • 200g honey graham crackers pulsed into crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil
    Filling:

  • 500g (2 packages) light cream cheese
  • 1¼ cup plain 0% greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup granulated regular sugar
  • 3 scoops LeanFit Protein Vanilla Whey Isolate
  • ¼cup coconut milk
  • 2 large eggs
    Chia Jam:

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen berries (I used fresh raspberries in this recipe)
  • ½ – 1Tbsp granulated sweetener of choice
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds

Instructions:

    Crust and Filling:

  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF. Line 8×8 pan with tinfoil or parchment paper coming all the way up the sides and hanging over, grease with coconut oil and set aside.
  2. Prepare graham cracker crust, pulse crackers down with food processor if needed, add melted coconut oil and mash together or process in food processor. Press evenly into prepared pan and set aside.
  3. Clean food processor. Process cream cheese and greek yogurt then add vanilla, sweetener of choice, whey protein and milk. Process adding 1 egg at a time until smooth, scraping sides as needed. Pour into prepared crust evenly and bake for 50 minutes, turn oven off and let sit for another 50 minutes with the oven door propped open.
  4. Place in fridge overnight.
  5. Remove cooled cheesecake from pan and slice into squares and decorate as desired.
    Chia Jam:

  1. Combine all ingredients except chia seeds in saucepan and bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, mashing berries down, remove from heat add chia seeds and set aside, cool and store in fridge.

Macros (yield 15)
Calories: 202 | Carb: 19.7g (fiber 6.5g / sugar 6g) | Fat: 9.4g | Protein: 11.3g

Recipe Creator Aimee Healthy Food Blogger Aimee Woolley is a healthy food blogger from Victoria, BC.

See more recipes on Aimee's website and Instagram account.

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A Canadian-themed version of these delicious cheesecake squares! Shape them into a Canadian flag using a homemade chia jam.

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