A Healthy, Dairy-Free Twist On Eggnog!
You’re cozied up by the fire, loved ones all around, the Christmas tree is lit, and you’re swaying to “Jingle Bells!” The holiday festivities are in full swing!
This holiday season, you promised yourself you’d stay away from the unhealthy holiday goodies and stick to feeding your body the nutritious food it really needs. The only problem is that you love eggnog and can’t imagine the holidays without it!
Don’t worry, we have your back!
Want to enjoy the tradition of eggnog without the dairy or the overload of calories?
Here’s a healthy recipe, we like to call Banananog!
HERE ARE SOME BANANANOG BENEFITS TO SIP ON
Bananas are great for digestion, contain natural antacid, provide your body with high levels of Vitamin B6, can help with sleep, and contain nutrients to lower blood pressure and balance calcium.
Want all the details about the benefits of bananas? Check out this blog post!
Did you know that coconut milk is full of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which have been shown to promote weight loss? Bring on the coconuts!
Torch body fat and feel great this holiday season while enjoying eggnog!
A HEALTHY, DAIRY-FREE EGGNOG RECIPE
- 4 bananas
- 3 c coconut milk
- 1/4 t vanilla extract
- 1/2 t ground nutmeg
- Add bananas, coconut milk, and vanilla extract to a blender.
- Blend until creamy.
- Pour into 4 serving glasses, and sprinkle nutmeg on top.
- Serve and enjoy!
- Sub the vanilla extract for almond or rum extract.
- Toss in a dash of rum to make it an adult beverage.
- Sprinkle pumpkin pie spice on top.
- Opt for full-fat coconut milk to make the recipe creamier.
By swapping out your usual eggnog recipe with this one, you’ll save 200 calories and 35g of fat.
Plus, you’ll be consuming healthy fat from coconut milk that can actually help you torch body fat! Who said you can’t stay healthy during the holidays?
Hungry for more healthy holiday recipes? Check out this tasty almonds “what a joy” recipe!