January 2011 ~ An update on some new and improved almond-based dairy alternatives, plus some recipes! ~ The DREAM™ family of non-dairy beverages and non-dairy frozen desserts and novelties proudly introduces two new ALMOND DREAM® offerings that will leave you wanting more …
New Almond Dream™ Vanilla and Vanilla Unsweetened beverages are made from real almonds with a hint of vanilla for a light refreshing flavor –a delicious non-dairy beverage alternative for those living a lactose and dairy-free lifestyle. Improved ALMOND DREAM Original and Unsweetened beverages have been reformulated for a great new flavor and a smoother, creamier texture while providing the nutrients that you’ve come to expect in DREAM non-dairy beverages.
All contain 50% more calcium than the leading brand of almond beverages (see below for details), provide an excellent source of antioxidant Vitamins A and E and are enriched with Vitamins B12, D and Calcium. They are cholesterol and gluten-free – perfect for those with special dietary needs. Enjoy them chilled in a glass, over cereal or blended with your favorite fruit to create a nutritious smoothie. The thirst-quenching possibilities are as endless as the health benefits.
Almond Dream™ non-dairy frozen desserts and novelties are the first line of almond-based non-dairy frozen desserts made with real almonds and are available in delicious Pints, Dessert Bites and Lil’ Dreamers sandwiches.
Almond Dream™ all natural non-dairy frozen desserts have a rich creamy, smooth taste that is delicious and refreshing – a natural indulgence that is lactose free with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives and no trans fat and highly refined sugars. ALMOND DREAM Pints are also gluten free. All Almond Dream non-dairy frozen desserts are made with real almonds. Almonds contain essential nutrients including magnesium, manganese, copper and antioxidant Vitamin E.
Enjoy all six (6) Almond Dream™ non-dairy frozen varieties:
- Pints are available in four delectable flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Cappuccino Swirl and Praline Crunch.
- Dessert Bites are bite size nuggets of frozen vanilla ALMOND DREAM coated in rich thick chocolate.
- Lil’ Dreamers are creamy vanilla ALMOND DREAM sandwiched between two rich chocolate wafers.
Taste the Dream and discover how delicious non-dairy can be! Try the following deliciously simple recipes …
Almond Banana Smoothies
- 2 cups ALMOND DREAM® Original
- 2 large, ripe bananas, peeled and sliced
- 2 cups ice cubes
- 2 tablespoons Hain® Organic Brown Sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Sprinkle of ground nutmeg
Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth,
Divide between 4 small glasses and sprinkle with a pinch of nutmeg, serve immediately.
Almond Cocoa Marble Fudge Smoothie
- 2 cups RICE DREAM® Cocoa Marble Fudge Frozen Dessert
- 1-1/2 cups ALMOND DREAM® Unsweetened Original Beverage
- 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
Place all the ingredients in the bowl of a blender and process until smooth. Enjoy immediately.
Makes 4 cups
ALMOND DREAM contains 30% DV calcium per 8 fl oz. serving as compared to the leading brand of almond beverage which contains 20% DV calcium per 8 fl oz. serving. For more information, visit www.tastethedream.com.