Healthy and Sweet Coffee Creamer

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Healthy and Sweet Coffee Creamer Recipe
healthy coffee creamer

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Ditch the store-bought coffee creamer and make your own from scratch. Using dates and almond milk, this creamer is naturally sweetened and dairy-free.

213
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 8 dates
  • 3/4 Cups warm water
  • 2 Cups almond milk, unsweetened
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil, softened
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

Soak the dates in the warm water for five minutes. Once they are soft, remove the pits and throw away the water.

In a blender or food processor, combine the pitted dates with 3/4 cup of fresh water. 

Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smoothie for about 3 to 5 minutes. Store in a sealed container or mason jar. 

Healthy Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
13%
Sugar
32g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Protein
2g
3%
Carbs
37g
12%
Vitamin A
3µg
N/A
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.9%
Vitamin E
3mg
14%
Vitamin K
1µg
2%
Calcium
269mg
27%
Fiber
5g
18%
Folate (food)
12µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
12µg
3%
Iron
0.9mg
4.8%
Magnesium
35mg
9%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.9mg
4.3%
Phosphorus
83mg
12%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
416mg
12%
Sodium
512mg
21%
Zinc
0.3mg
2%