The blueberry contains more powerful disease-fighting antioxidants that any other fruit or vegetable. They also contain lots of fiber and Vitamin C. Macadamia nuts make this pudding rich and creamy but cashews are a good second choice but you have to soak them.
Macadamia nuts ore one of the few nuts that have palmitoleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid. It is said to help reduce stored body fat by increasing metabolism. They are also rich in omega 3′s and vitamin A. You don’t need to soak macadamia nuts, they have a very low level of phytates.
Raw Blueberry Pudding
Gluten free, Dairy free, Paleo, Vegan PRINT RECIPE
Yield: 4 servings
1 cup macadamia nuts or cashews (if you use cashews soak them for
at least 4 hours)
¼ cup maple syrup
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp vanilla
4 drops stevia (optional to taste)
4 cups fresh blueberries
- In a high speed blender, blend all of the ingredients, except the blueberries, on high speed until a smooth, creamy consistency is reached.
- If you don’t have a high speed blender , add half the blueberries to create more liquid. Turn it on and off so it doesn’t get too warm. Keep blending until it is creamy.
- Add the blueberries and blend a minute. You want to have some specks of blueberries showing. (see picture below)
- Serve immediately or chill for 1 hour if it is warm from the blending.