Paleo Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries (GF, DF, Vegan)

February 8, 2024

If you ask me what the quintessential romantic dessert is, my answer will always be strawberry cheesecake. It's a decadent combination of sweet, creamy, and a little tangy. Plus, when you cut strawberries in half, they look like little hearts. 

But traditional cheesecake is not only time and labor-intensive, it's also full of gut-irritating gluten, dairy, and added sugar. So I figured there had to be an easier and healthier alternative that still looked and felt special.

My brilliant solution: Paleo Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries.    

These healthy cheesecake-stuffed strawberries look fancy, but they’re actually a breeze to

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • These cheesecake bites are less than 50 calories per bite.
  • They are dairy, gluten, and refined sugar-free.
  • They’re super quick and easy to make (despite looking fancy and tasting delicious).

Here’s What You Need

Bowls of graham cracker crumbs, strawberries, cashew butter, vanilla bean collagen, coconut yogurt, lemon juice
  • Organic Strawberries: To hold the cheesecake mixture (and provide a burst of flavor and antioxidants). 
  • Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice: To add a bright, lemony tang and immune-boosting vitamin C.
  • Coconut Yogurt: For that signature cheesecake creaminess—without the dairy. 
  • Cashew Butter: To thicken the cheesecake mixture and provide healthy fats. 
  • NativePath Vanilla Bean Collagen: To add sweet vanilla flavor with a boost of collagen and protein.
  • Simple Mills Graham Crackers: For an added crunch without the grains or gluten.


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Paleo Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries (GF, DF, Vegan)

Paleo Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries (GF, DF, Vegan)

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Prep Time

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

Cook Time

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  • 1 lb organic strawberries (about 15-20 medium berries)
  • ¼ cup cashew butter
  • 3 Tbsp coconut yogurt
  • 1-2 tsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 scoop NativePath Vanilla Bean Collagen
  • 3 gluten-free graham crackers, crushed


  1. Wash and dry your strawberries thoroughly.
  2. Cut the top off of each strawberry and gently hollow out the center.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together cashew butter, coconut yogurt, lemon juice, and NativePath Vanilla Bean Collagen.
  4. Transfer the creamy mixture into a piping bag (or a small sandwich bag with the corner snipped off).
  5. Carefully pipe the cheesecake filling into the center of each strawberry.
  6. In a gallon-sized ziplock bag, add a packet of the Simple Mills Graham Crackers. Then, using a rolling pin, crush the graham crackers into fine crumbs.
  7. Sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs on top of each cheesecake-filled strawberry.
  8. Refrigerate until you’re ready to enjoy. These stay good for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

Servings 15
Amount Per Serving
Calories 42
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g4%
Saturated Fat 1 g4%
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g0%
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 19 mg1%
Potassium 30 mg1%
Total Carbohydrates 4 g1%
Dietary Fiber 1 g2%
Sugars 2 g
Protein 1 g3%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C34%
*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated or evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Rachael Grosskopf
Recipe by

Rachael Grosskopf

Rachael Grosskopf is the Community Manager at NativePath. She is a Certified Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition (pn1) and has a solid understanding of nutrition science and behavior-change coaching.

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