How to Make Raw Ice Cream


Raw and living foods are foods that contain live enzymes. A raw food diet is the consumption of unprocessed, plant-based, uncooked foods, preferably organic. Raw food desserts are virtually guilt-free. They are made with a variety of nuts, fresh fruits, dried fruits and avocados. Raw ice cream is a delicious, healthful dessert made from raw nuts and all-natural sweeteners. This dessert is easy to make and can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Step 1

In a high-speed blender, process all ingredients except cashews and 1/2 cup of water. Blend until smooth and creamy.

Step 2

Check for consistency and texture. Add water as needed to ensure that the mixture is processing in the blender.

Step 3

Add cashews and blend until creamy and smooth.

Step 4

Pour into a large bowl. Cover with plastic and freeze for 1 hour.

Things You'll Need

  • Blender
  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 2 cups young coconut meat
  • 1 cup filtered water, as needed
  • 1 cup raw agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup coconut butter
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla bean seed (ground)
  • 1/2 tsp. Celtic salt
  • Large bowl


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About this Author

Pamela Gray has served as a newspaper reporter, feature and freelance writer on health-wellness, vegetarianism and raw foods topics. Gray has been a frequent contributor for eHow, Internet Brands and Associated Content. She is a certified vegan-raw food chef, nutrition consultant and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative writing from New York University.

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