This creamy, sweet festive drink is pure holiday comfort. Your family won't believe it's dairy-free and actually good for you!
2 cups almond milk, unsweetened
1/2 cup date paste (dates blended with a little water)
2 Tbsp grade B maple syrup
2 frozen bananas
2 tsp flax seed oil (*optional)
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp nutmeg plus additional for sprinkling
1/4 tsp cinnamon
- Blend all ingredients except bananas.
- Add bananas and blend.
- Serve immediately, sprinkled with additional sprinkle of nutmeg.
*To make almond milk, soak 1 1/2 cups of almonds in water for 8 hours, drain, and rinse. Then, blend the almonds with 3 cups of water and strain (a small wire strainer works well).
This recipe is from Holistic Nutrition Coach, Rose Cole, from her "Stay Slim Holiday Recipes" Cookbook.