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Cashew Parfait Fruit Bowl Holiday Treat

This gluten-free vegan Cashew Parfait Fruit Bowl is simple and easy to prepare. Berries are
loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Dragon fruit and kiwi are a good source of fiber and Vitamin C. This fruit bowl is a wonderful way to enjoy the health benefits of these amazing fruits during the holidays.

Serves: 2 • Prep Time: 10 minutes • Total Time: 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS
Cashew Cream
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup raw unsalted cashew nuts (soaked for 10 minutes)
4-5 pitted dates

FRUIT BOWL
2 kiwis (peeled and sliced)
1/2 cup organic strawberries
1/2 cup organic blueberries
1 small dragon fruit (peeled and sliced)

METHOD
Step 1. Drain off the water from the cashew nuts and discard the water.

Step 2. Put 1/2 cup of water in your Vitamix or high-speed blender. Add cashew nuts and dates. Blend to a smooth creamy texture. If the cream is too thick you can add a little more water.

Step 3. Put fruit slices and berries into a bowl. Add cashew cream. You can add chopped nuts if you desire and additional fruits of choice.

Recipe by Celebrity Chef Sandi Morais, author of Vegan Recipe for Life Cook Book. Order online at: www.vegantuneupcafe.com

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