National Cream Tea Day: Strawberry White Tea and Lemon Cheesecake Squares

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Today it's National Cream Tea Day

Don't get me wrong, a lovely traditional cream tea - fruit scones, glossy raspberry jam and thick clotted cream - used to be one of my favourite guilty pleasures on a day out. 

Now, I settle without the cream. Or the scones, actually. Which just leaves the jam. And I don't want to be spooning that out of the jar, do I? 

When I heard about Higher Living's brand of white tea with strawberry, I was quite keen to try it. It's subtle and light, as you'd expect from white tea, but there is a sweet strawberry flavour that hits you after every sip. It's actually quite addictive. I haven't been able to drink anything else since I opened the box. Each tea bag is also wrapped individually so it's good for taking on days out or to work, too. 

But you can't just have a cup of tea on National Cream Tea day and nothing to go with it, can you? 

So I made these lovely Zesty Lemon and Coconut Cheesecake Bites. They're autoimmune-protocol compliant. 

And seriously awesome. 

They actually taste a little bit cheesecakey - but there's no cheese - not even any dairy. And they have a lovely lemon tang. I really love them. Find the recipe here

Happy National Cream Tea Day. Whatever you're eating and drinking. 

Are you looking for more AIP recipe inspiration? Check out The Best of AIP 2015 ebook - a collection of 200 recipes from bloggers in the AIP community - including me! Also, for desserts, look at the ebooks We Can All Scream For Ice Cream  and AIP and Paleo Holiday Sweet Treats.