Orange Banana Date Nut Cream

Orange Banana Date Nut Cream Cold Dessert Recipe
Orange Banana Date Nut Cream Cold Dessert:Easy to make, nutritious, raw vegan, gluten free - plus super delicious and kid friendly.
Sample recipe from Thrive Energy Cookbook:A nutrient-loaded twist on a classic flavor combination, this dessert has become a go-to-favorite of author Brendan Brazier.

Total prep time: 8 min
4 Servings
Nutrition Data Per Serving, 149 g:219 calories, 41g carbohydrate, 7g fat, 3mg sodium, 4g dietary fiber, 4g protein, 24g sugars, low Cholesterol, good source Vit C, B6, Manganese. Estimated glycemic load: 16


  • 4 frozen bananas, sliced
  • 1 large Medjool date, pitted and soaked
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) finely chopped cashews
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) fresh orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) coconut nectar (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) pure vanilla extract
  • Seeds scraped from 1 vanilla bean
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) chopped cashews


  1. In a food processor, combine all the ingredients except the chopped cashews
  2. Process until smooth
  3. Stir in the chopped cashews
  4. Serve immediately or freeze in an airtight container

Recipe Tips:

If like me, you have an ancient, low power food processor, you can make this recipe in an Ordinary Blender. I had to add more orange juice to make it work, and that was fine.


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