“C” FOR YOURSELF!
The summery combo of fruits in our Tropical Sorbet does triple duty for your daily dose of vitamin C: One cup of sliced mango contains 67% of the reference daily intake (RDI); a cup of pineapple clocks in at an impressive 131%; and strawberries are the winner, with an RDI of a whopping 150%! Vitamin C is used in numerous essential bodily processes, such as the formation and maintenance of healthy bones, skin and blood vessels. It’s required for proper wound healing and has potent antioxidant properties. The body can’t store this vitamin, so you’ll need to consume C-rich foods (like these!) daily.
Dairy-Free Coconut Lime Ice Cream
SERVES 4 TO 6.
1 13.5-oz BPA-free can coconut milk, chilled overnight
2 limes, zested and juiced, divided
2 large avocados, peeled and pitted
⅔ cup pure maple syrup
1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
1. Open chilled can of coconut milk and remove cream (cream will have separated from water). Reserve liquid for another use.
2. To a blender, add coconut cream, one-half of lime zest, all of lime juice and remaining ingredients and blend on high, scraping down sides, until well incorporated and smooth.
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