When it comes to frozen treats, few things can rival the sheer joy of indulging in a creamy scoop of ice cream. But imagine savoring an ice cream that not only satisfies your sweet cravings but also brings a wealth of nutritional benefits. Raw ice cream, especially if you make it with fresh, raw cream, offers a guilt-free delight that captures the essence of natural goodness.
Here’s why indulging in raw ice cream can be a delightful and healthful experience:
1. Unadulterated Ingredients: Raw ice cream is made using fresh, whole ingredients that are free from artificial additives, preservatives, and flavorings. The recipe below, in particular, has whole food ingredients so you can actually make truly organic ice cream.
2. Nutrient-Rich Bliss: Raw ice cream doesn’t just tantalize your taste buds; it nourishes your body too. The use of raw, unprocessed ingredients retains the maximum nutritional value of each component. Indulging in raw ice cream means you’re treating yourself to a dessert that contains essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, contributing to your overall well-being. It could almost be a meal!
3. Beneficial Fats: Healthy fats are essential for optimal health, and raw ice cream often includes ingredients like raw cream and milk. These fats provide a sustained source of energy, support brain function, and promote skin health. Raw ice cream offers a delectable way to incorporate these beneficial fats into your diet.
4. Enzymatic Goodness: Just like raw milk, raw ice cream retains enzymes that assist in digestion. These enzymes help break down complex compounds, making it easier for your body to absorb nutrients. Enjoying raw ice cream can lead to improved digestion and reduced discomfort after indulging in a sweet treat.
5. Flavorful Diversity: When you craft your own small batch ice cream, you can play with all sorts of flavor combinations and use seasonal options. From classic vanilla to exotic fruit combinations, every spoonful of raw ice cream is a journey through taste and texture, creating an unforgettable culinary experience.
6. Conscious Indulgence: Opting for raw ice cream lets you enjoy food that respects the integrity of ingredients and the environment. By supporting Baker’s Green Acres, or your local farm, you’re promoting sustainable farming practices and investing in food that values quality over quantity.
7. Craftsmanship: Crafting raw ice cream is an art form that requires skill and dedication. You’ll make each batch with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that every scoop delivers a burst of flavor and texture that only handcrafted ice cream can provide.
Indulging in raw ice cream is a celebration of simplicity and authenticity. It’s a way to treat yourself while staying true to your commitment to nourishing your body with wholesome ingredients. From the moment your spoon dips into the frosty goodness to the last lingering taste, you’ll discover that raw ice cream isn’t just a dessert—it’s a sensory experience that brings you closer to the essence of pure, unadulterated delight
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- 3 egg yolks
- 1/2 cp maple syrup
- 1 Tbsp vanilla
- 1 Tbsp arrowroot, tapioca flour, or organic cornstarch
- 3 cp heavy cream, preferably unpasturized
Beat egg yolksd
Blend in all the other ingredients.
Process in your ice cream maker.
FREEZER METHOD: Place in shallow pans in your freezer. Hand blend or whisk periodically to break up ice chunks and keep your ice cream smooth. This takes a while but is quiet and low energy.
Fold in fruit, chocolate sauce, peanut butter, or any other desired flavorings when the ice cream is almost all the way frozen and ready to serve.