The Best Vegan Eggnog

Today we want to share a healthy holiday recipe for a holiday party or just sipping on in front of a warm crackling fire: eggnog!

Our version is free of eggs and dairy, but before you freak out, don’t worry! We’ve made sure this recipe is just as creamy and delicious as the holiday original.

Not only is this recipe tasty — this eggnog will also help you keep your glow this holiday season in the face of too much sugar, stress, and spirits. It’s chock full of healthy ingredients like maca, cashews, and warming holiday spices.

Maca reduces symptoms associated with adrenal fatigue and can also help to alleviate stress, anxiety and depression. Cashews are a good source of bioavailable iron and tryptophan, which can help boost natural serotonin levels. Cinnamon stabilizes blood sugar and reduces LDL cholesterol, while nutmeg calms nerves and helps with sleep.

We hope you enjoy this healthy holiday drink! If you want to turn this recipe into a Conscious Cocktail, add 1-2 oz. of brandy, bourbon, or dark rum to each glass, depending on how strong you like it. This time of year, it can be easy to overdo all the sweet treats, drinks, and rich food, so bear in mind one of the central questions of the Conscious Cleanse before indulging in each and every holiday treat and ask yourself, “how will this food make me feel?”

Have a happy, healthy holiday! Let us know what your favorite holiday treat is in the comments below and we’ll add it to our list to give a healthy makeover.

With love and vegan eggnog kisses,

Jo & Jules

We hope you enjoy this healthy holiday drink! If you want to turn this recipe into a Conscious Cocktail, add 1-2 oz. of brandy, bourbon, or dark rum to each glass, depending on how strong you like it. 

During this time of year, it can be easy to overdo all the sweet treats, drinks, and rich food. It can be helpful to keep one of the central questions of the Conscious Cleanse in mind before indulging in each holiday treat: “how will this food make me feel?”

Have a happy, healthy holiday! Let us know what your favorite holiday treat is in the comments below and we’ll add it to our list to give a healthy makeover.

With love and vegan eggnog kisses,

Jo & Jules

The Best Vegan Eggnog

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

Instructions:
Soak cashews for 4 hours. In a high-speed blender combine, cashews, dates, water, cinnamon, nutmeg, sea salt, vanilla and maca. Pour into a festive glass, garnish with a cinnamon stick (if using) and enjoy!

Would you like more healthy holiday recipes like our eggnog recipes? Download our free Healthy Holiday eCookbook. This is a collection of holiday recipes, including Christmas and Hanukkah classics that will make your holiday celebrations happy AND healthy this year.

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