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Eggless Nog

A classic holiday drink made using whole plant foods that will give you a reason to raise a glass with family and friends this holiday season.

  • Author: Dr. Rosane Oliveira
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
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  • 2 cups cashews, raw, soaked overnight
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 Medjool dates, pitted, chopped
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 vanilla pod seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp nutmeg, fresh, grated
  • 1/4 tsp cloves, ground (optional)
  • 2 tbsp liquor (e.g., bourbon, brandy, rum, whiskey) (optional)


  1. Soak cashews in water overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse cashews, then transfer to high-speed blender along with water, dates, cinnamon, seeds from 1/4 vanilla pod, nutmeg, cloves (if using), and liquor (if desired).
  3. Blend until smooth. For an even smoother consistency, strain through a fine-mesh sieve.
  4. Transfer to a glass jar and refrigerate up to one week. Serve chilled.

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Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD

President & CEO, Plant-Based Life Foundation | Dr. Rosane Oliveira combines a lifelong passion for nutrition with 25 years of genetics research to create programs that help people develop healthy habits on their journey towards a more plant-based lifestyle. She is a Visiting Clinical Professor in Public Health Sciences and was the founding director of the first Integrative Medicine program at the UC Davis School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate studies in Brazil and did her postdoctoral training in immunogenetics and functional genomics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.