Pineapple Apricot Yogurt Smoothie
Yogurt is a traditional ingredient in smoothies. This recipe uses creamy blended cashews in place of yogurt.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 2
- 2 fresh apricots or 5 dried apricots
- 2 plums, pitted
- 1 cup soaked cashews
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups fresh pineapple juice
Wash the fresh apricots or soak the dried apricots in water from 1 to 4 hours.
Blend together the soaked cashews with 1 cup of water until it becomes smooth and creamy.
Place all ingredients into the blender and blend together until smooth.
Calories: 392 | Fat: 18 g | Protein: 9 g | Sodium: 11 mg | Fiber: 3 g
Preparing Dried Fruits
Dried fruits that are popular in raw foods cuisine include apricots, figs, plums, raisins, currants, and berries. Soak them in water for about 20 minutes to reconstitute them. You can use them as both a sweetener and a thickener in your recipes.