Coconut Kamut-Crusted Soy Ice Cream
4 Whole mature coconuts
1 gal Soy ice cream
1 c Slivered raw unsalted almonds
1 c Coconut cream
1/4 Maple Syrup
2 c Kamut and granola mix
1 c Unsweetened coconut flakes
1 Lg knife/heavy pie cutter
6 Round napkin rings
6 Star anise seeds.
Scoop out balls of soy ice cream and roll it into six balls. Roll each ball over kamut and granola mix until completely covered. Wrap balls in aluminum foil. Place balls and can of Coconut cream in freezer for twenty minutes to take shape.
Take coconuts and metal bowl outside and place plastic wrap on concrete area. Take the back of a knife/machete/heavy pie cutter and free up all your frustrastions with a series of heavy targeted hits on the center. Rotate coconut and after a few hits and rotations you will see it open. Quickly pour the milk into the bowl. (very good for you--keep this to drink to your youth!) Continue w/all coconuts.
Scrape all the 'meat' out of one coconut and shave with grater. Mix with one cup of unsweetened coconut flakes until brown. On another burner heat up one cup of slivered almonds and mix with cup of maple syrup to bind. Watch stove carefully and only heat up for one minute until warmed up.
Pull out soy ice cream balls and place them in untouched coconut halves. Add a dollop of coconut cream (if it's too frozen, take off paper wrapper and heat up on stove top to warm up into a 'whipped cream'. Top with the browned coconut flakes, warm almond slivers carmelized w/maple syrup.
Top with one anise seed! Voila--you have created a tropical paradise dessert!
Coconut is touted as a 'tree of life.' Coconut water is good for people with kidney problems and great for diabetics. Coconuts strengthen the immune system and promote optimal development of the brain and nervous system. It protects against cancer and heart disease, and promotes healthy bones. Finally, coconut oil seems to be the best fat for ensuring the proper uptake of omega-3 fatty acids into the tissues.
Great for people w/wheat allergies as it is gluten free. One cup of this supergrain provides nine grams of protein, 111 mg of Magnesium, four mg of Niacin, .three mg of Zinc and is a good source of: Iron (1.8mg), and Riboflavin (0.2 mg)
Nuts like Almonds actually lower blood cholesterol levels. 90 percent of the fats in almonds are unsaturated, and the nuts are high in protein, fiber, calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E, and other antioxidants. Almonds help prevent osteoporosis and they regulate blood pressure. Almonds are the most nutritious of all nuts.
Rich in hormones, it boosts estrogen levels in post-menopausal women. Has anti-cancer activity and is thought to be especially antagonistic to breast cancer, possibly one reason rates of breast and prostate cancers are low among the Japanese. Soybeans are the richest source of potent protease inhibitors which are anti-cancer, anti-viral agents. Soybeans lower blood cholesterol substantially. In animals, soybeans seem to deter and help dissolve kidney stones.
Anise is native to the Middle East and has been used as a medicine and as a flavor for medicine since prehistoric times. Ancient Romans hung Anise plants near their pillows to prevent bad dreams. Itís also a great breath mint after dinner and aids in digestion.