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Vegan Cashew Horchata

Cashews, dates, water, and cinnamon are all you need to make this rich and refreshing Mexican-inspired drink.

Serves: 4
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This super simple vegan version of the beloved Mexican drink—from Somer McCowan’s The Abundance Diet—gets its creamy texture from raw cashews and its spiced sweetness from cinnamon and dates.

Makes 4 pints

What you need:

2 tablespoons raw cashew pieces
3 soft Medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped
2 cups filtered water
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

What you do:

Into a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until completely smooth and creamy (approximately) 2 minutes.

Photo courtesy of Vegan Heritage Press