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Healthy Dairy-Free Holiday Nog

A dairy-free holiday nog drink made with homemade cashew milk and spiced to perfection with nutmeg, clove and cinnamon.
Prep Time4 hours
Cook Time2 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Nikole Goncalves


  • 1 cup cashews soaked for 6 hours in water
  • 3 cups filtered water
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 2 medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla I used the seeds from half of a scraped vanilla bean
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp clove
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg


  • In a high speed blender, blend together soaked cashews and water until smooth (roughly 30-60 sec).
  • Next add in the remaining ingredients making sure to remove the seeds from the dates.
  • You can server this drink warm or cold over ice with a splash of rum for a holiday cocktail.
  • Optional: Refrigerate for 4-6 hours to thicken up and allow the flavours to melt together.