Soaking time: 1 hour Prep time: 5 minutes Serves 6
1 heaping cup raw cashews, soaked for one hour and then drained
1 cup pure water (or unsweetened almond milk or coconut water)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or vanilla bean
3 tablespoons coconut butter (found near the nut butters in the baking aisle of health food stores)
½ teaspoon dark-liquid stevia
½ teaspoon sea salt
Blend all ingredients together in a food processor. Refrigerate and serve cool. For added pleasure, combine carob or chocolate chips before refrigerating or drizzle with Açai Chocolate Sauce just before serving.