Dr. LJ’s Healthy “Not Really Egg” Nog — Raw Vegan

faux-nogEggnog is a holiday favorite, but is often an empty-calorie drink that can threaten freshly-made New Year’s Resolutions. In this appearance on Daytime TV Show (scroll down for video), Dr. LJ demonstrates how to make an alternative eggnog that is egg- and dairy-free, yet boasts all the best qualities of eggnog and none of its worst!

Raw-nog an excellent drink to serve to lactose-intolerant individuals who want to partake in festivities but can’t consume the traditional drink. Check out the video and recipe below the fold.

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Ingredients:

  • 4 cups vanilla unsweetened Almond milk
  • 1 handful of raw cashews
  • 1-2 frozen bananas
    • OR for banana-free, use 1 cup shredded coconut and ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 ½ tsp. virgin coconut oil
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. clove
  • Dash cardamon
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean
  • Dash salt
  • 5 dates – pitted and soaked for one hour
  • Water from date soak
  • Optional: ½ tsp. rum extract

Directions: Add all of the ingredients to blender and blend until frothy. Top with grated fresh nutmeg and cinnamon and serve immediately.

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Dr. LJ Rose
Author, therapist, raw foods chef, natural wellness expert, and creator of Worksite Wellness and Heart Healthy Living, Dr. Rose has over 25 years of experience as a hypnotherapist. She has published numerous books and has appeared on Daytime TV and over 75 eHow videos. Most recently, she has pioneered an affordable online Holistic Health & Life Coaching program and S-Tox™: A Smarter Way to Detox.

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