Nut Milk Shake

A frosty nondairy drink made with frozen bananas, soaked nuts and dates.

Ingredients:

3/4 cup almonds, soaked 2 to 8 hours or
3/4 cup cashews, soaked 1 to 2 hours
4 dates, soaked 1 to 2 hours (save soak water)
3 to 4 peeled frozen bananas
3 cups cold filtered water or apple juice

Optional flavorings:

1 tsp nonalcoholic vanilla extract
2 tbs raw carob powder
A few fresh berries
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

In blender, combine nuts, dates and water or juice until smooth. Break frozen banana into pieces, add to mixture and blend until smooth. Add one or more optional flavors if desired. Pour into glasses. Serves four.

Per serving: 277 cal.; 6g prot.; 14g total fat (1g sat. fat); 38g carb.; 0 chol.; 4mg sod.; 6g fiber.

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