Frozen fruit blends well to make frozen treats!
Dr. Fuhrman’s lovely daughter, Jenna, explains what they do for their guests as part of their Eat to Live Retreat
program. The retreat is all about eating well and living well. They not only feed their guests, they also teach them how to make their own nutrient-food. Jenna has been eating this way her whole life and she is excited to share this way of life with others!
Organic dragon fruit. How exotic.
They also work on food addiction by replacing the urges to eat addictive unhealthy foods with nutrient packed meals. They focus on incorporating the most disease-preventative foods like greens, beans, onions, mushrooms, chia seeds, flax seeds, and hemp seeds. By introducing these healthy foods and incorporating education, bad food habits can be broken. Then the body can begin to heal itself, and prevent diseases!
Put the ice cream in easy to grab jars to enjoy on the fly!
Tracy is actually one of the chefs for the program! They use the best soil to grow the food they feed to their guests. The quality is superior to store bought. If you can’t grow your own produce, don’t fret. These vegetables and fruits are available at your local store or farmers market.
Cashews help make this ice cream creamy!
Tracy, Jenna, and Dr. Fuhrman head into the kitchen and make a very healthy ice cream. Yes you heard right, this ice cream is healthy! It is made with hemp seeds, chia seeds, vanilla bean powder, cashews, water, and frozen fruit. The vanilla bean powder has cancer-preventative properties. This is a dessert on a mission to make and keep you healthy. Now you can make healthy ice cream of your own with the
Leave your ice cream jars in the freezer to enjoy at your leisure!
Report edited by Ellen Dent.
Chia-Fruit Ice Cream
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or vanilla powder
1/4 cup raw cashews or 1/8 cup raw cashew butter
1/2 cup soy, hemp or almond milk
4 medjool dates, pitted
2 cups partially frozen pineapple, peaches, strawberries and grapes (see note)
Blend the chia seeds and water and allow to sit for 15 minutes to form a gel.
Add the vanilla, cashews, soy milk and dates to the chia seed gel and blend until smooth. Add the mixed fruit and continue blending until smooth. Pour into freezer container and freeze until desired firmness.
NOTE: Any combination of fresh or frozen fruit may be used.
TRACY’S CHEF NOTES: 1. Sub for ½ cup soy, hemp or almond milk: ½ water + 2 tablespoons hemp seeds. Just add it to the blender along with the other ingredients. 2. For a beautiful pink color and more antioxidents, add one Pitaya (dragon fruit) packet, thawed.
CALORIES 224; PROTEIN 5g; CARBOHYDRATES 32g; TOTAL FAT 10.1g; SATURATED FAT 1.8g; SODIUM 19mg; FIBER 5.4g; BETA-CAROTENE 41ug; VITAMIN C 31mg; CALCIUM 107mg; IRON 2.1mg; FOLATE 27ug; MAGNESIUM 85mg; ZINC 1.4mg; SELENIUM 5.2ug