Make up a big batch of this tantalizing milk substitute. Perfect for weight loss or people who suffer from allergies and other problems implicated with dairy consumption. Simple and easy to make.

Zanzibar Cinnamon Milk
Makes four cups

2/3 cup raw almonds
4 soft dates
4 cups water
1 drop Cinnamon oil
4 drops Orange oil

Remove pits from dates. Soak almonds and dates in 2 cups water overnight.
2) Blend with remaining water till smooth.
3) Add Cinnamon and Orange oils and sieve in a mesh strainer.
4) Chill. A wonderfully refreshing summer drink.

Note: If you don't have time to soak the almonds, grind in blender till powdery (in 2 batches) then add chopped dates and water. Continue as above.

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