Anoop's Banana and Cashew Ice-Cream

By: Elna Botes van Schalkwyk
Note: This is an occasional treat for your children and your other family members who are supporting your fight against MS. You can enjoy a bite or two but try reducing the saturated fat intake to help yourself!

500 ml cashew nuts
225 ml coconut oil, melted or an oil of your choice
45 ml raw honey or sweetener of your choice (Optional)
Seeds of 1 vanilla pod or 5 ml Bourbon vanilla powder
4 - 5 frozen bananas
A little water

Blend the cashews, honey, coconut oil and vanilla seeds in a power blender until a smooth creamy consistency is reached. Take the frozen bananas and process in the food processor with a little bit of water until it resembles a smooth soft serve ice-cream blend. Slowly pour the blended cashew mix into the food processor as it is turning until a fluffy creamy consistency is reached. Place in the freezer to set for 2 hours.

CHOC CHIP: add carob nibs to the base mixture, stir through and set.
MINT CHOC CHIP: add a drop of mint essential oil to the choc chip version above.
CHOCOLATE MINT CHOC CHIP: add 1 - 2 teaspoons carob powder to the mint choc chip version above.
STRAWBERRY: add 2 cups of strawberries tot the original banana-cashew mixture.