Are you becoming sensitive to dairy out of nowhere? I have the perfect replacement for you and there are only 2 ingredients!
Preparation: Soak overnight in water or boil for 20 minutes. You soak or boil to soften the cashews before blending. If you skip this step the cashew cream will not be smooth.
2 Cups Soaked RAW Cashews
1/2 Cup Water
For a thinner cream use more water. Add water slowly until you reach your desired consistency.
This Cashew cream can be used as a replacement for anything that requires cream or milk. Let me know if you want more recipes on how to use this!
Let’s talk about a few of many amazing benefits!
Cashews are low in sugar and rich in fiber, heart-healthy fats, and plant protein. They're also a good source of copper, magnesium, and manganese — nutrients important for energy production, brain health, immunity, and bone health.
Cashews are amazing for the skin and hair. They contain copper which aids in the production of melanin, the pigment that gives skin, hair and eyes their color. Healthy melanin production can enhance the color of your hair, but it is also acts like a natural sunscreen. It helps block UV radiation from damaging the skin and potentially causing skin cancer.
a dark brown to black pigment occurring in the hair, skin, and iris of the eye in people and animals. It is responsible for tanning of skin exposed to sunlight
The melanin in hair is found within the cortex of the hair shaft.
Cashews also contain antioxidants, which aid in combat against free radicals that build up in the bodies and cause cellular damage, which leads to the visible signs of aging.
Contains the mineral selenium, which plays an big role in ensuring proper thyroid function, regulating thyroid levels and protecting the thyroid’s tissue against oxidative stress. For women, this is especially important, as they are more prone to thyroid issues. A cashew a day could keep this issue at bay:
Great for for eye health, cashews help protect the eyes from harmful UV rays and free radical damage because they contain lutein and zeaxanthin. These antioxidant are pigments that naturally occur in the eyes and are an important defense against damaging light and may reduce the risks of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts.
Aids in the prevention migraine headaches. Cashews are loaded with magnesium which can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraine attacks because it helps to relax blood vessels.
Please don’t your research, new research has found cashew nuts may have the opposite effect than intended, potentially triggering a headache in people who are sensitive to the amino acid tyramine. Know your body.
Cashew’s are a pretty calorie heavy food. However, in moderation they can actually help manage weight because of the type of fat they contain, which is mostly monounsaturated fat.
Cashews have healthy omega-3s, which help boost metabolism and burn fat. One serving contains nearly the entire daily requirement of copper, which helps to regulate metabolism and assists in energy production. Eating nuts also leaves you feeling full longer, which can curb cravings, overeating or the urge to reach for an unhealthy snack. However, since they are calorie heavy, eating cashews to manage weight only works in moderation.
Help maintain a healthy heart. Cashews are full of monounsaturated fats, which are needed to to lower LDL cholesterol . They also help lower blood pressure, combat against the formation of plaque buildup in artery walls, and help to lower triglyceride levels, which all works together to fight against heart disease, heart attack and stroke.
These are just a few of it’s many benefits! Stay tuned for part 2! Subscribe to my website so you don’t miss out, talk to you soon.