Friday, 3 December 2010

Sweet Sesame Sattvic Smoothie


I created this one late night when I had soaked a lot of dates and I just couldn't bring myself to dump the date soak water down the drain ...

Sweet Sesame Smoothie
  • 1 handful of dates, soaked for a few hours in 1 cup of fresh filtered water
  • 1/2 cup raw tahini (make sure there is only one ingredient listed on the label: sesame seeds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
Combine everything (including the date soak water) in the blender and mix until frothy. Add more/less dates depending on the sweetness you like.

Enjoy the sweet sesame goodness!

 

2 comments:

nya said...

this sounds excellent...i usually make dates smoothie using only dates, milk and ice, but this is an interesting twist:)

Angel said...

Thanks for the comment nya. Ice would make a nice addition to this smoothie. I forgot to mention in the post that I soaked the dates overnight in the refrigerator, so the water was COLD. It made a chilled frothy drink, YUM! I would love to have one right now, but I'm in India and I don't have a fridge ... or a blender ... or any tahini. HA! I'll have to wait until May ...

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