Raw Chai Smoothie – My First Recipe Post!!

Posted on February 5, 2012

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Celebrate, celebrate! I’m posting my first ever recipe. And while it’s technically my husband’s creation, we’re one, right? More importantly, he doesn’t mind ceding credit to me 🙂

I posted a pic of this treat a couple of weeks ago on FB and Twitter. I was surprised by how much positive feedback I received so I’m sharing the deets today so you can all enjoy!

~Raw Chai Smoothie~

Yield: 3- 12 oz servings

Ingredients

1 cup cashews, soaked for 2 hours

2 frozen bananas

4 Medjool dates, pitted

2 coin sized slivers of ginger

1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg

1 tsp cinnamon

3 tbsp maple syrup (technically not raw but I prefer it over agave)

1/3 c water

3 cups ice, reserved

How To

1. Blend all ingredients except the ice until you have a smooth mixture. I used a Blendtec but all blenders are welcome!

2. Add the ice and blend again until smooth.

3. Enjoy plain or with cacoa nibs or chocolate chips 🙂

Let me know if you give this recipe a try!

– Kareen, RD

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