Living No-Egg Nog
1 cup almonds (soaked overnight and peeled)
1/2 cup macadamia or pilli nuts
4 cups water (may use half of this as coconut water)
6 Medjool Dates (pitted)
1 young Thai coconut, meat (or 5 Tablespoons Irish moss paste - directions on blog) (OPTIONAL- add more chia or cashews for creaminess)
1/4 cup white chia seeds (for color)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract (6 drops *Medicine Flower Vanilla extract)
2 drops Medicine Flower Caramel extract (OPTIONAL)
2 drops Medicine Flower Rum Extract ( or 1/2 tsp liquid rum extract... or 3 Tablespoons real rum, if you don't mind the punch)
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/16 teaspoon or to taste, ground cloves
5 - 6 Tablespoons maple syrup (grade B or your favorite sweetener)
1/4 teaspoon tumeric (for color)
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
Blend almonds and macadamia nuts with water until creamy. Strain in nut milk bag or cheesecloth to remove pulp. (Save pulp for other recipes. )
Blend milk with remaining ingredients.
Option: make this a Green Eggnog by adding kale or greens.
Add several ice cubes and blend to chill.
Pour into a glass, sprinkle with cinnamon and grated nutmeg, and serve.
**Mention Rawfully Tempting in the Shipping Comments, and Medicine Flower will include a Special Bonus Sample with any order. Don't forget these extracts are super concentrated, so a little goes a very long way!