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Serves: 1 (makes one large mug)
Calories per serving: About 160 calories with soy milk (more or less depending on the type of non-dairy milk you use)
Prep and cook time: About 10 minutes
1. After simmering the dates, remove them from the water and discard the water. Place the dates in a blender with everything but the cinnamon or nutmeg used for the garnish. (Options include adding cinnamon powder, cacao powder and/or nutmeg to the blender with the rest of the ingredients for an “extra yummy kick,” she says.) Blend until the dates are totally incorporated, about two minutes depending on the blender.
2. If you want a cold drink, pour into a glass and add ice. If you want a hot drink, pour the mix into a small pot and heat, whisking continuously until it reaches your desired temperature.
3. Pour into a mug, dust the top with a little cinnamon powder and enjoy.