Native to Brazil’s Amazon, the “Cashew” nut is packed with energy, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that are essential for robust health. It contains healthy monounsaturated fat that helps to reduce high triglyceride levels, promoting good cardiovascular health. Among others, it is rich in minerals like magnesium, potassium, zinc and selenium that support healthy muscles and bones in the body, provide antioxidant support and deliver co-factor assistance in various important enzymatic functions. It is also a storehouse of many B complex vitamins that are essential for optimum metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates.
This simple Cashew dip recipe provides all the goodness of cashew laced with coconut water that contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. Enjoy as a snack with organic fruit, vegetables or tortilla chips.
1 cup raw cashews
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tbsp raw honey
Combine ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth (add 1-2 tbsp coconut water to get desired consistency).