Non-Dairy Raw Strawberry Banana Ice Cream
Cashew cream (recipe below)
14 regular pitted dates (soak in water until soft and reserve 1/4 c. water) If using medjool dates, use less dates.
1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice (about 1 very large orange)
1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 2 large lemons)
1 cup sliced bananas (about 2 small)
1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries (keep frozen)
1 1/2 cups raw cashews (soak in water for 2-4 hours)
1/2 cup water
Drain soak water and place cashews in blender. Add 1/2 cup water and blend untill smooth.
1.) Make cashew cream and leave in blender.
2.) Drain dates reserving 1/4 cup liquid and add both to cashew cream. Blend until smooth.
3.) Add remaining ingredients to blender and blend until smooth.
4.) Put ice cream in Cuisinart ice cream maker. In about 10 minutes ice cream will be ready to eat or put in freezer for an additional hour for a more firm texture.
5.) You can also pour ice cream into a container and freeze until ready.