Tahini Milk-Shake

Who doesn’t love a good healthy milkshake?

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This drink is thick and frothy, and it has become my new favorite treat! The addition of tahini adds richness, while dates add a natural sweetness.

If I could only reach through the computer and give you all a taste…you’d be hooked!

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This shake even boasts a decent amount of calcium at about 200 mg (a cup of milk has about 300 mg). (source)

It’s also easy, quick, and delicious!

Tahini Milk-Shake
 
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Serves: 1 milkshake
Ingredients
  • 2 T. tahini (to make this raw, use raw tahini)
  • ½ c. water
  • 2 Medjool dates, soaked 15 minutes in ½ cup of warm water
  • a couple pinches of sea salt
  • 8 drops liquid stevia
  • ½ t. vanilla
  • fresh nutmeg, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Blend all, including the soaking water (so one cup total).
  2. Chill and enjoy!
Notes
Nutrition facts are based on using one ounce of dates.
Weight Watchers points (new system): 7
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 milkshake Calories: 246 Fat: 16.2 g Saturated fat: 2.3 g Unsaturated fat: 13.9 g Trans fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 21.4 g Sodium: 273 mg Fiber: 4.3 g Protein: 5.5 g Cholesterol: 0 mg

Adapted from this recipe

Nutmeg is one of my favorite spices, and it adds a great flavor here….it’s quite reminiscent of eggnog! You can also use cinnamon if you prefer.

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What’s your favorite way to enjoy tahini?

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Comments

  1. says

    Your pup is the cutest! You should feature him in my 23Paws party that I started. We just had our first round and it was a blast. You should join in next month!! Super fun. Check out my page for the deets. Oh and those Cinnamon cakettes look amazing, but I’m pretty partial to Cinnamon things… 😉

  2. says

    You should try the Pure2Raw Girls thin mints…amazing! As for tahini milk..start experimenting with other nut butters…pecan butter is particularly delicious as a milk…:-)

  3. says

    I just got a food processor, so I have been making my own nut butter (so far almond and cashew) .. and using it in basically every snack. It could turn into a bad habit if I don’t exhibit self control!

  4. says

    You really are SO creative!! Tahini milk? That sounds amazing, actually =). You’re such an amazing baker also! Thanks for the tip about finding great circuits on pinterest! I think they’ll be great way to incorporate some low-intensity workouts…
    And hello Gus! I don’t have a shih-tzu, but I do have a black miniature schnauzer named Kona =).

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