Raw Vegan Cheesecake with Raspberries

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You see that kitty cat in the photo above? It’s actually a pencil sharpener. Can you guess where the pencil goes? I’ll give you a hint, it’s tail is raised for a reason. It meows as you sharpen your pencil.

What does that have to do with Raw Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake? Absolutely nothing! I just thought I’d share.

Now, on to the recipe…

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