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Clearwater

It has been a sweltering summer so far, and it’s great to have refreshing drinks that are nourishing and healthy.
This drink reminds me of lassi, which is a yogurt-based drink from India that can be sweet or savory.
However, the drink I made is non-dairy.

  • 3/4 cup coconut milk (I used the canned coconut milk)
  • about half a dozen pitted dates (Medjool or California varieties are fine). if the dates don’t have a soft, fudge-like consistency, then let them sit in boiling water for a few minutes
  • 1 tspn pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tspn fresh lemon juice
  • a pinch of sea or Himalayan salt
  • a cup or so of ice
  • optional: a teaspoon of honey or coconut sugar if you want sweetness

Combine all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend away.
So refreshing (see pic).
That was the before pic.
My boys loved it as well.
Winner.

#fresca

#hotsummernight