Strawberry Rum Cheesecake

Well, it certainly has been a long time since posting though not for the lack of cooking, eating and making memories but more for the uncontrollable business of life!

Since last writing, I am so excited to announce that the fresh start on life I’ve been aiming for these last two years has finally arrived! I have now left the home of my lovely parents and moved into a little place of my own- and, if I may say so, it’s lovely!

I’ve already gone cooking crazy since living here! I’ve indulged in old favourites such as Thai Red Curry and Chicken Pathia, naturally had Josh and Stephen to visit for Wholegrain Maple Gammon, and on my first weekend here I had my parents to dinner to show my gratitude for everything they have done to support me, where we had a starter of Mojo Chicken, a main course of Beef Bourgignon and a dessert of Retox Pie.

But all those recipes are to follow soon! Last, I had my cousins Sarah and Samantha to stay and we indulged in a simple favourite- Chicken Fajitas! Sarah’s birthday passed recently on 31st May so I thought it would be nice to treat her to a favourite for dessert. Having exposed her more than once as a psychotic cheesecake thief, a strawberry cheesecake seemed the only option! And then there was this bottle of rum just lying around…

AND SO STRAWBERRY RUM CHEESE CAKE WAS BORN!!

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Have your cake and eat it too…

If your Christmas and New Year were anything like mine, you’ve pushed your body to the max and now every inch of you is crying out for something beneficial. So, why not get to the kitchen and mix yourself up a nice, healthy, kale infused smoothie.

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Or? Why not have a
DELICIOUS CHEESECAKE!

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With a life-lengthening porridge base, creamy Greek yoghurt centre, and a surprisingly irresistible “super food” blueberry, raspberry and kale topping.

This is the recipe that caters more towards my own dietary needs, but you can tweak it to make it lower in fat if you wish, which I will included notes on!

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