|30 min||0 min||4|
|1/4 cup||Chia seeds, ground|
|1 1/2 cup||Water|
|2/3 cup||Cashew nuts, raw|
|6 date(s)||Dates (pitted, soaked in water overnight, drained)|
|1/2 tsp||Vanilla extract, pure|
|1 pinch||Sea Salt|
|1/2 cup||Blackberries (sliced, or berry of choice, for topping (optional))|
|1/4 cup||Granola (for topping (optional))|
|2 tbsp||Cocoa powder, unsweetened (or cinnamon, for topping (optional))|
1. In a small bowl, combine the chia seeds and water; set aside until the mixture forms a gel, about 20 minutes.
2. Combine the cashews, dates, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, and half of the chia gel in a high-speed blender.
3. Puree until smooth. Transfer the pureed mixture to a medium bowl and stir in the remaining chia gel.
4. Serve immediately, topped with one or more of the optional toppings, if desired, or store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Enjoy!