2 cups fresh coconut meat (about 2 young coconuts)
1 cup raw cashews (soaked 4-6 hours)
1 cup raw almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1½ teaspoon peppermint extract
¼ cup + 2 tablespoon raw agave or maple syrup
1 handful of fresh spinach (optional, for color)
Raw Chocolate Chunks
3 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
¼ cup raw cacao powder
2 tablespoon maple syrup
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
To make the ice cream base combine all the ingredients in your Vitamix.
Select variable 1 then turn on machine and slowly increase speed to variable 10.
Blend for 1 minute or until very smooth.
Transfer to a shallow container and refrigerate for about 2 hours, until chilled all the way through.
Meanwhile combine all the chocolate chunks ingredients in a small bowl.
Transfer to a shallow container and freeze for 15-25 minutes before removing the chocolate and cutting it into small chunks.
Add the chocolate chunks to the ice cream and mix it. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
*makes 4 cups
Coconut meat contains natural oils and fatty acids that are not only good for you but also contain medicinal properties. The lauric acid in the oil found in coconuts is known to kill bacteria, fungi and viruses, starving any infections that might attack the body.
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