Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Holiday Nut Nogs


Nuts and several other ingredients can be found at Natural Zing.

Butter Nog (recipe by Chef Bliss)
1 butternut squash, seeded, peeled and cubed using a ceramic knife
1 T. Brazil nut oil
2 c. Almond milk using Natural Zing Almonds
½ t. freshly grated nutmeg
½ t. ginger root, fresh
1 t. pink rock salt or Celtic sea salt
½ t. cinnamon
1/8 t. cardamom
¼ t. allspice

2 T. agave (we like the dark variety with this recipe)

1. Blend until just past room temperature....

Brazil Nut Nog (by Helen Rose)
1 c. soaked organic Brazil nuts, soak 8 hours or overnight
¼ c. organic macadamia nuts
2 ½ c. filtered water
2 organic bananas cut into chunks (can be frozen)
6 medium organic dates (soaked if firm and use the soak water for some of the water)
½ t. nutmeg
½ t. ground clove
1 t. vanilla extract or ½ vanilla bean
1T. hemp oil
½ t. cinnamon
pinch of Celtic Sea salt

1. Blend the nuts and water and strain the pulp out using a nut-milk bag or sieve.
2. Add the fruit and spices to the nut milk and mix.
3. Chill.

Serves 8

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