The following information is for education only and is not meant to diagnose, prescribe, or treat illness. It is valuable to seek the advice of an alternative health care professional before making any changes. The statements below have not been evaluated by the FDA (or your country's equivalent). Any products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.Eggnog is a Christmas favorite in American cuisine. Both children and adults love its creamy, rich texture and sweet, milky taste.Eating raw doesn't mean we have to deprive ourselves of this delicious staple food, and luckily, the ever resourceful raw foodists have devised plenty of nog-like beverages, 100% raw and vegan.Our raw, vegan eggless eggnog is made with delicious, ripe bananas and heart healthy nuts and makes for an excellent addition to the raw Christmas table.Almonds are an excellent source of vitamin E, dietary fiber (roughly 12%), monosaturated fatty acids and essential minerals, like iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Consuming almonds can help lower the risk of cancer, as well as improve skin health.Bananas are one of the best sources of dietary potassium and slow release carbohydrates. They make an excellent base for dense beverages, and are high in protein and dietary fiber, while also containing notable amounts of vitamin B6 (31% of the recommended daily intake per 100 grams) and vitamin C. Equipment Needed:
- 1 glass raw almond milk or coconut milk
- 1-2 teaspoons of agave syrup to taste (a few pitted dates can also be used to sweeten the beverage)
- 2 small bananas
- 1 vanilla bean, scraped
- a pinch of nutmeg
- a pinch of cinnamon
- a pinch of salt
- half a cup of cashews for consistency
- Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Sprinkle powdered cinnamon on top and serve!