Coconut Ice Cream

Believe it or not this is actually an alkaline diet recipe!!! It’s not just beans and greens 😀 😀 😀

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Coconut Ice Cream

Ingredients

1 ½ cups coconut meat
1 ½ cups coconut water
¼ cup (or less) of agave syrup
3 tablespoons coconut butter
½ teaspoon lemon or lime juice
Seeds from ½ vanilla bean (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

Purée all the ingredients in a blender, until smooth. Place the mixture in a covered serving bowl in the freezer. (If you have an ice cream maker, chill the mixture from the blender then process according to manufacturer’s instructions, before placing in freezer).

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Raw and Vegan – Mango Raspberry Tart

I found this great website called Sweetly Raw she’s got all kinds of yummy good for you vegan deserts.  I love mango and of course raspberries, I can’t wait to make this!!!

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Mango Raspberry Tart

Crust:

2 cups nuts of choice

3/4 cup pitted, packed dates

Grind the nuts and dates together in a food processor. Add 1-2 teaspoons of water if the mixture is too dry and crumbly.

Press the mixture into an 8″ tart pan, or use mini tart pans.

Filling:

2 cups diced mango

1 1/2 cups cashews

1/4 cup agave

2 tablespoons melted coconut oil

1-2 tbs lemon juice

1/3 cup melted cacao butter

2 cups raspberries

Blend all but the cacao butter, coconut oil, and berries, until smooth and creamy.
Add the cacao butter/oil and blend until completely mixed.

Evenly spread some of the raspberries over the crust and then smash them down with a fork.

Spread the mango filling over top.

Garnish with the remaining raspberries (and more if needed).

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