From article: 9 Foods that Lower Blood Sugar.
- 1/2 cup raw cashews
- 3 large (1/4 lb.) red plums, pitted and quartered
- 3 Tbs. honey, plus more to taste
- 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries, plus more for garnish
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 3 Tbs. coconut butter
- 6 Tbs. chia seeds
Soak cashews in large bowl of cold water, 2–4 hours. Drain, rinse, and drain again. Preheat oven to 400°F. Arrange plum quarters in single layer in baking dish, drizzle with honey, and roast 20 minutes, or until soft and juicy. Set aside and allow to cool.
Blend raspberries, vanilla, and 1½ cups water in blender until smooth. Transfer to strainer, and strain out raspberry seeds.
Add plums and coconut butter to blender along with strained raspberry mixture and drained cashews, and blend until completely smooth. Transfer to bowl, and whisk in chia seeds. Refrigerate 2–3 hours, or until chilled. Serve garnished with raspberries.
- Calories: 220
- Carbohydrate Content: 25 g
- Fat Content: 12 g
- Fiber Content: 7 g
- Protein Content: 5 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 5 g
- Sodium Content: 5 mg
- Sugar Content: 15 g