Sugar-Free Berry Sorbet (gluten free, vegan, ACD, raw)

I'm working on a big post about my recent trip to New York, so check back soon! In the meantime, here's a tasty summer treat.

This is such a wonderfully simple and healthy summer dessert.  One thing though - you need a Vitamix or another high-power blender like a Blendtech to make it with this method.  These blenders have the ability to make frozen fruit into creamy fruit sorbets and sherbets in an instant because they have such a powerful motor. Regular blenders will just make it chunky and you'll have to add a lot of liquid and will end up with more of a smoothie.

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Sugar-Free Berry Sorbet

yield: about 4 cups

If possible, use organic blueberries and raspberries, which are both treated heavily with pesticides in conventional farms. 

2 cups frozen blueberries
2 cups frozen raspberries
1/2 cup frozen cranberries
1 1/2 cups water or non-dairy milk
10 drops stevia, or other natural sweetener, to taste
optional: 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Place all ingredients in a VitaMix with the tamper inserted in the top.  Turn on "low" with the variable adjustment at lowest setting, then quickly adjust variable knob to the highest setting and then switch to "high", smashing berries down into the blades with the tamper. Once fully blended and smooth, turn off. Serve immediately.