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Homemade Ice Cream

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Ice cream

 

Ingredients:

 

2 frozen bananas

1 cup of frozen cherries (no pits!)

1 teaspoon of organic raw vanilla extract

1/2 cup of homemade raw organic almond milk (optional!)

teaspoon max of  organic cinnamon

Directions:

 

In a blender, vitamix or food processor blend  your frozen bananas with the vanilla extract, cherries,  and almond milk (which is optional)  put it in a bowl, sprinkle on cinnamon.

OR if you prefer and have a juicer w a “blank attachment” (only!) (how we do it)  put your vanilla,  frozen bananas and cherries through the juicer (which with blank attachment it will come out like soft serve) then sprinkle on cinnamon and splash a dab of raw organic almond milk on it (We love this way but blender might be quicker/easier.

Have fun and enjoy your creation and think of different fruits or flavors for next time!

 

We all love ice cream!  If you have an ice cream recipe please share, those hot summer days are right around the corner.

 

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Coconut Cream Custard with Tumeric

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Coconut Cream Cups

 

Ingredients

 

1.5 cups unsweetened shredded coconut

 

½ cup Coconut Butter

 

½ cup Coconut Oil

 

1 tsp lemon juice

 

1/2 tsp turmeric

 

1/2 cup grass-fed butter or ghee

 

Pinch of black pepper

 

20-25 drops Stevia extract optional

 

Coconut Cream Cups Instructions

 

Melt butter or ghee on low and mix in the turmeric and black pepper- stir until well combined.  This makes a turmeric liquid

Place shredded coconut, coconut butter, coconut oil, lemon juice and stevia into a food processor and blend until well mixed.

Use spoon to scoop out about 2 tbsps worth of coconut mixture and place into silicone or regular muffin liners.

Once all your muffins liners are filled, melt butter or ghee and mix in spices.

Use a spoon  again to scoop out about 1 tablespoon of turmeric liquid and pour onto your coconut cups until the coconut is completely covered. Repeat on all your coconut cups.

Place in freezer for about 20 minutes or until coconut is frozen.

Keep in fridge.

Notes: Can also use 2 tablespoons of raw, local honey or grade B maple syrup or 1 tbsp of xylitol if you don’t want to use stevia.  Honey and maple syrup do contain sugar.

 

We are always looking for ways to get more turmeric and more coconut fats into ones system.  This may be my all-time favorite way!

 

This is a ketogenic recipe in that it is extremely low-carb, is full of healthy fats and has tons of anti-oxidants and coconut fibers which are a natural prebiotic.  The good fats and fibers will provide satiety to where you will not have sugar cravings and they will reduce inflammation and improve digestive function.

 

Turmeric is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant rich herbs known to man.  Its primary component curcumin is known to improve brain function and protect the body from a myriad of chronic diseases.

 

Mixing it with good fats such as coconut or grass-fed butter in this recipe as well as black pepper (which contains a curcumin activator called peperine) helps to maximize the overall utilization of the curcuminoids.

 

You will notice that your skin will feel softer and you will have incredible energy, less bodily pain and improved mental clarity after consuming these on a regular basis.  Enjoy!

 

Please share with family and loved ones.

 

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