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Superfood Granitas

by Jennifer

Carrot Ginger Granita

  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric

Mexican Chocolate Granita

  • 1 yellow plantain or large banana
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons cacao
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Place all ingredients for the granita of your choice in a high speed blender and blend until very smooth.
  • Pour into a glass container or metal loaf pan. Freeze 25 minutes.
  • Use a fork to stir the icy edges of the liquid into the center. Freeze again, stirring 2 more times until frozen, about 90 minutes.
  • Use a fork to scrape the granita into flaky ice crystals. Cover and freeze.
  • When ready to serve, scrape granita into serving bowls.
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