Chai Almond Smoothie

Chai Almond Smoothie

Serves 2
This tasty dairy-free smoothie features warm chai spices and maca powder (a root grown in Peru). For an icier smoothie, add 1 cup ice cubes toward the end of blending.
Ingredients: 
  • 8 pitted dates, soaked in hot water for 20 minutes and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup unsweetened plain almondmilk
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon maca powder (optional)
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Method: 
Combine dates, almondmilk, cocoa powder, maca powder, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 tall glasses.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 120 calories (25 from fat), 2.5g total fat, 135mg sodium, 23g carbohydrates, (4 g dietary fiber, 16g sugar), 2g protein.
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