Yes, I have been MIA of late.
The lack of posts are attributed to moi doing more eating than ‘raw food-ing’ of late. Winter does that to the best of us. (At least that’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it 😛 )
Let me make it up to you! An easy peasy dessert awaits.
Late in the night, hubby and I had a hankering for something sweet. However that something sweet couldn’t be the calorific equivalent to slaving away for 2 hours on a treadmill.
Enter some staple vegan ingredients.
I was all out of frozen bananas (my go-to substitute for icecream), but was determined to make this work.
Throwing everything together in my trusty kick-ass blender, I pressed a button and waited for the magic to happen
Guilt-free Gelato – Raw Vegan Choc-Blueberry
handful frozen blueberries
2 tbs agave
1/4 cup coconut cream
4-5 tbs raw cacao powder + optional raw carob nibs
1 tsp vanilla essence
ice blocks (approx 3-5)
Blitz the heck out of it till creamy. Scoff.
Ohh, so good. The creaminess of the coconut combined with the obliterated ice blocks gave it a soft-serve luxurious texture. I decorated with a sprinkling of shredded coconut on top.
Hubby gave it the thumbs up too.
The flavour combinations are endless!
Does anyone have any rare flavoured gelato recipes? I’d be keen to try something out of the ordinary, like fig and macadamia perhaps?