The Rawsome Healthy Treats: 3 Raw Vegan Ice Cream Recipesby Diet Angel Diet Angel Enterprise
The concept of “healthy eating” has become the new cultural fixation. However, following a healthy diet does not mean you have to give up on your favorite foods. Ice cream is one of those “can’t-live-without” foods. According to a health magazine, you can eat ice cream once a day and still lose weight. The trick lies in paying closer attention to the ingredients. You can indulge in absolutely decadent, healthy treats by including organic raw food full of nutrient-rich ingredients such as organic raw cacao, organic raw maca powder, fruits and healthy sugar alternatives, which you can easily buy from a food store in Malaysia or your local grocery store.
Raw vegan ice cream is healthier than regular ice cream as it contains fewer calories, nutrient-rich organic raw foods, less fat or sugar, and uses a non-dairy base as compared to normal dairy ice cream. So, go with raw vegan ice cream that is perfect for cooling down on a hot summer day rather than normal ice cream. Check out these wonderful and healthy raw vegan ice cream recipes and try them at home!
1. Raw Vegan Banana Cacao Ice Cream – Perfect for Fruit Lovers
It is an absolutely easy recipe to make as it is made of natural ingredients. This banana cacao ice cream is rich, chocolatey, and delicious. This decadent treat is an awesome way to start your day.
· Frozen Bananas – 2
· Filtered Water
· Organic Raw Cacao Powder – 1 Tbsp
· Oragnic Raw Maca Powder – 1 Tsp
· Organic Coconut Nectar – 1 Tsp
· Cinnamon – A Pinch
· Chia Seeds – To Garnish
· Raw Cacao Nibs - To Garnish
Step 1: Blend frozen bananas, filtered water, organic raw cacao powder, organic raw maca powder, organic coconut nectar, and cinnamon powder in a high speed blender for 1-2 minutes until no chunks remain.
Step 2: Scoop into a bowl and top with chia seeds and cacao nibs.
Health Benefits of Banana Cacao Ice Cream
Banana contains a fair amount of antioxidants, fiber and essential nutrients that provide benefits for digestion, heart health and weight loss. Organic raw cacao contains flavonoids and other potent antioxidants that promote general health and might lower your risk of several diseases. So, when you combine the benefits of these amazing foods, you get an extremely healthy dessert – Banana Cacao Ice Cream.
2. Raw Vegan Maca Chocolate Ice Cream – Perfect for Chocolate Aficionados
If you are looking for a really rich ice cream with your favorite dark chocolate in it, then raw vegan maca chocolate ice cream recipe is for you! Cashews give it a creamy texture, raw maca acts as the perfect base and dark chocolate adds an indulgent fudge flavor to this ice cream.
- Raw cashews - 1 cup
- Filtered water - 1 cup
- Banana - 1
- Organic Coconut Nectar - ¼ cup
- Organic Raw Maca Powder - 2 Tbsp
- Sea Salt - Pinch
- Vanilla Extract - 1 Tsp
- Chopped Raw Dark Chocolate - 1/3 cup
Step 1: Blend all ingredients, except the chopped dark chocolate, in a blender until completely smooth. Step 2: Transfer to a bowl and freeze for 30 minutes.
Step 3: Mix in dark chocolate chunks into the cold ice cream, and continue freezing for about 6-8 hours.
Step 4: Defrost for 5 minutes before serving to soften. Enjoy!
Health Benefits of Raw Vegan Maca Chocolate Ice Cream
Raw maca is an energy enhancer, supports mood, maintains bone density and helps to improve general health. Dark Chocolate is an antioxidant-rich superfood that improves blood flow and cognitive function and lowers blood pressure. Combine the health benefits of these two superfoods and create your own version of healthy treat in the form of - Raw Vegan Maca Chocolate Ice Cream
3. Raw Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream – Perfect for Coconut Lovers
- Soaked raw cashews - 2 cups
- Filtered water
- Organic Coconut Water – ½ cup
- Organic Raw Coconut Meat (the edible white portion of a coconut) - 2 cups
- Sea Salt - Pinch
- Natural Vanilla
Extract - 2 Tsps
Step 1: Drain the soaked cashews and put them in blender along with the coconut meat, coconut water, organic coconut nectar, vanilla, and sea salt, and blend them for 1 minute.
Step 2: Put the mixture in a bow and chill it in the fridge for a couple of hours until cold and churn in an ice cream maker.
Step 3: Transfer the cold ice cream mixture onto a sealed container and freeze it for 8 hours. Serve and enjoy.
Health Benefits of Raw Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream
Coconut meat contains a source of healthy proteins, fats and various vitamins and minerals. Natural vanilla extract contains numerous antioxidants that protect your body from damage caused by harmful components, such as free radicals and toxins. Combine the health benefits of these two foods in your ice cream recipe and get your version of - Raw Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream.
No need to feel guilty with your sweet cravings! Just make sure you have enough supply of organic raw food such as cacao, maca, coconut nectar, cacao nibs, and fruits that you can turn into delicious raw vegan ice cream. If not, then buy organic raw food from a food store in Malaysia or your local area and get ready to treat yourself every day with these amazing ice cream recipes.
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