Thursday, June 10, 2010
Emmy's Organics Cheesecake Review
I love the nutty, creamy taste of Emmy's Organics Cheesecake which is vegan, gluten free and raw. My dear friend Mary brought over some from the Park Slope Food Coop. I sampled the lemon cheesecake and the chocolate cheesecake. The lemon cheesecake looks like a key lime pie with a nut crust and a tangy nutty filling. I preferred the chocolate cheesecake because the cashews, almonds and cocao powder create a rich, mysterious taste. It's just sweet enough to be a rich dessert and a few bites are completely satisfying because of the raw, mostly organic ingredients. Unlike with most desserts, I felt better after the cheesecake than before the cheesecake--my brain felt calm and clear. My kids didn't sample the cheesecake-it was a little too healthy looking for them and since my son has never had cheese, the concept of "cheesecake" was a little too unbelievable for him. Emmy's Organics is made in Ithaca, New York in a facility that does not contain any dairy, wheat, gluten, corn, processed sugar or GMO's. And, unlike coca-cola, it's the real thing. If you are near the Ithaca Farmer's Market check out all the treats Emmy's Organics sells. And if you aren't near Ithaca you can check out their blog Emmy's Organics and be inspired by their raw, vegan vision.