Mmm tis the season to drink and be merry! One of the most traditional holiday drink is that of Egg Nog. However, obviously by the name it is not vegan friendly! Never fear, there is always a vegan version to be had. Of course you can take the easy way out and purchase some Soy Nog or Rice Nog from the store. However, if you want something delicious and homemade, try these recipes for Vegan Holiday Nog: one raw and the other soy based. What a tasty holiday treat that even the non vegans can indulge in!
Raw Vegan Holiday Nog
- 1 Cup Cashews
- 1/2 Cup Dates, pitted
- 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3 cups water
In a blender or food processor place all ingredients and blend together into smooth and creamy. Heat over the stove until warm enough to drink or serve cold. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and cinnamon sprinkles .
Soy Holiday Nog
- 21 oz Silken Tofu
- 2 Cups Soymilk
- 2/3 Cup Organic Sweetener (we prefer Evaporated Cane Juice)
- 1 Cup Cold Water
- 4 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon of Nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon of Cinnamon
In a blender or food processor blend all ingredients until completely smooth. Heat the mixture over the stove until warm enough to eat or serve cold after refrigerating. Garnish the drink with a cinnamon stick and cinnamon sprinkles.