Pictured: A shamrock drink, not unlike the ‘nog.
Egg nog isn’t the reason for the season, but it is the delicious, chilled icing in the glass.
The most scrumptious Leann sent me her recipe for this delicious and easy beverage that might just double for a protein smoothie any day of the year!
Note: Because raw egg is used, obviously this recipe isn’t going to be for everyone, particularly those with weakened immune systems due to pregnancy, youth, older age, illness, or other physical conditions and reasons. Read more at this link regarding who should consume raw eggs and who should not.
Old-Fashioned Egg Nog
1 raw egg*
1 cup half-in-half
1/2 tsp vanilla
sugar substitute to taste
Blend well. Serve cold.
Makes 1 serving of nog.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 474, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 20g, Fat: 38g
*pasturized egg-in-the-carton can be used – make sure it is egg w/ yolk and no spices