Turmeric Ice Cream

On my way home from work I suddenly got a craving for turmeric ice cream. I have been making myself turmeric tea a few times a week (with some slight modifications): http://nourishedkitchen.com/golden-tea-turmeric-ginger-tea-coconut-milk/     So I thought making ice cream would be no big deal…and it turned out great!!

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Image  2 pieces fresh raw turmeric (about 1 1/2 inches long)

Image 1 piece fresh cut raw ginger (about 1/2 inch long)

Image 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk

At this point put the above ingredients in your Vitamix (or comparable blender) and blend on high until turmeric and ginger are annihilated. Pour liquid through a fine mesh strainer to get rid of any sediment, then pour liquid back into blender and add:

Image 1/3 cup organic full fat coconut milk

Image 8 packets truvia

Image  1 dropper liquid stevia

Image small sprinkle salt

Image 1 Tablespoon unflavored gelatin

Image 1/4 teaspoon guar gum

Image 1 tablespoon manuka honey

Blend everything together and pour liquid into your ice cream maker  Image

Run machine until you have ice cream!

Evening Treat

Was hankering for something chocolate and creamy on my way home from work.
I had seen a chocolate mousse recipe made with avocado earlier in the day, so I thought I would just wing it with my own..

1/2 avocado
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
3 packets truvia
1/2 dropper liquid chocolate stevia
1 cup goat milk kefir
3 ice cubes
1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
(Okay so I ended up going for more of a frozen yogurt)
Stuck it all in the Vitamix and stuck it in the freezer. Would have been better if I had the patience to let it set, even so my 1/2 frozen yogurt 1/2 chocolate soup was still tangy, creamy, chocolaty and delicious.

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DELICIOUS Paleo/Candida Diet/Leaky Gut Diet/No-Sugar…Etc Smoothie

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So I guess I would call this an Almond Green Smoothie. Safe for Lymies, Leaky Gut Diet, Anti-Candida Diet, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free, Soy-Free, Fruit-Free, Gluten-Free, Starch-Free.

And yes, it still tastes good 🙂

2 Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk (I used Almond Breeze brand, use refrigerated if you can rather than shelf stable, in that it has fewer additives. Of course homemade is always best)

2 1/2 Cups cut up Frozen Zucchini (this is something I keep in my freezer all year long. it is an AMAZING way to thicken smoothies without changing or adding to your flavors, and of course better for you then adding thickeners, and better than ice because it doesn’t water it down).

1 Tablespoon of your favorite Green Super Food Powder (raw is best, Food Matters just released their own)

2 Tablespoons Almond Butter (I used some that I ground myself at the store, unsalted)

1 Teaspoon Almond Flavoring (burn off the alcohol first)

1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon

2 Full droppers of Liquid Vanilla Flavored Stevia (or to taste) (vegetable glycerine based)

1 Tablespoon Maca Powder (any natural grocer should have this or some vitamin stores, it has a malty taste)

Throw it all in the blender!