Guest Post – Cheryl Lin – Raw Berry Cheesecake Recipe


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Guest Post – Cheryl Lin – Raw Berry Cheesecake Recipe

This week I have a guest post coming your way. The wonderful Cheryl Lin couldn’t wait to share this recipe and she truly believes that you will love it as much as she does. Cheryl is a personal trainer and nutritional coach and is the founder of Eat Train Love based in Singapore. Eat Train Love is a personal training and nutrition consultancy that takes a practical, sustainable and self-loving approach to health, fitness and well-being. Cheryl radiates pure positivity and she is a wonderful person. I have reviewed one of her workout classes here – Travel & Fitness – The ETL Way – be sure to check it out for more information!

Cheryl has been in the fitness and dance industry since 1998. Her extensive experience includes training and teaching at global fitness phenomenon Les Mills New Zealand, as well as working with athletes affiliated with the New Zealand Academy of Sport. She is a certified instructor with Les Mills New Zealand, Fitness Australia and REPs NZ, and has worked with the following athletes in sports specific conditioning, Yoga, Pilates and injury rehabilitation:

  • Nicola Browne, NZ White Ferns
  • Louise Milliken, NZ White Ferns
  • Kayne Scott, Team Kiwi Racing
  • Waikato U18 Development Squad, NZ Tennis
  • Northern Districts, NZ Cricket
  • Amigene Metcalfe, Waikato BOP Magic
Information is taken from the ETL website.

Cheryl made the choice and relocated to Singapore in 2010 and since then she has expanded her horizons and continued to learn Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Plant Based Sports Nutrition with Brendan Brazier and Plant Based Nutrition with the Matthew Kenney Culinary Academy. Cheryl has also completed her certification in Elite Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, ZUU Level 1 Cobra Accreditation and teaching accreditation with Barre Body Australia. Learn more about Cheryl here – About

Cheryl’s links: 

Instagram / Facebook / Website 

This week’s recipe is an exciting one and it features a delicious recipe which is sweet, colourful and will definitely kick-start your week in the right way. I love meeting people with the same passions as me, especially when it includes food. This recipe features wholesome and healthy ingredients which will make you realise that raw vegan desserts are delicious and extremely decadent.

Raw Berry Cheesecake Recipe – Cheryl Lin

“Basically, when it comes to eating healthy one of the things we feel we need to sacrifice is sweet treats. That’s why raw vegan cakes are so awesome because they satisfy your sweet cravings, you can make them really decadent, and yet at the same time, they aren’t going to spike your blood sugar levels like regular sweet treats will. (I have a client who is diabetic and she gets our Rawsome Treats all the time with no issue to her blood sugar). This is because refined sugar is not used, and by having ingredients such as nuts and seeds which are high in protein and fibre, the digestive process is slowed down and the release of sugar into the bloodstream is regulated. Our Rawsome Treats are also a great way to add extra nutrients into the body. In this recipe, we have chia seeds (for Omega 3s), coconut (for good fats) and berries (for antioxidants). In some of our other recipes, we use ingredients such as cacao, spirulina, maca and lucuma to inject a dose of superfoods into the treat” Cheryl Lin.


For the crust:

  • 1 cup of almonds
  • 1 cup of dried figs (these can be switched to Medjool dates; however this adds a slight additional sweetness, taste as you go!)
  • 1 tsp of sea salt
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 1/3 cup of chia seeds
  • 1/3 cup of shredded coconut

For the Filling:

  • 2 cups of soaked cashews – these can be soaked overnight prior to making this!
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1 cup of mixed berries
  • 1 tbsp of brown rice malt syrup
  • 1/2 lemon
  • (and an extra 1/2 cup of blueberries or raspberries; depending on the taste!)


Whiz all the ingredients up for the base in a food processor and press into a cake tin or a pastry tin. Once this is ready; prepare your filling by mixing all of the ingredients together in a bowl and blending it in the food processor until smooth. Add this to the base and chill in the fridge. Once chilled (optional) add your toppings of choice: a chocolate drizzle made with raw cacao powder and coconut butter, frozen berries or a sprinkle of raw cacao powder. Sweet, delicious and 100% natural.


A huge thank you to Cheryl for sending this recipe to me and allowing me to feature it on here. It’s a beautiful one and will definitely impress your friends at the next dinner party! So vibrant and such a masterpiece!

Do you have something to share? Do you want to feature on my blog? Email me and get in touch with your ideas: – Health, fitness, food, lifestyle and travel-related topics! You choose! Or even something to do with the realism of struggles and challenges and how adopting a positive mindset is crucial. You choose!

Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful week and continue to bake, experiment and love yourself. Don’t give up, work hard, relax and eat some delicious food. Nourish your soul from the inside and out. If you fancy a chat, drop me an email or contact me via social media! Always here.


Jessica, x

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