DIY Recipes: How to make healthy tiger nut and ginger drink

Looking for a delicious way to boost your health? Let's blend up some wellness with a drink that's not just good for your taste buds but also packs a nutritional punch.


This isn't your average smoothie; it's a blend of some of nature's most beneficial ingredients: tiger nut, ginger, date, and coconut. Each sip is a step toward a healthier you.

  • 1 cup of tiger nuts, soaked overnight
  • A 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 4-6 dates, pitted (adjust based on desired sweetness)
  • 1 cup of coconut milk (preferably from the carton for a lighter consistency, but canned can be used for creaminess)
  • Water, as needed for blending
  • Ice cubes (optional for serving)


  1. Prep the tiger nuts: Begin by soaking the tiger nuts in water overnight. This softens them, making it easier to blend and extract maximum flavor and nutrients.
  2. Peel and slice the ginger: Peel the ginger root and slice it into smaller pieces. Ginger can be strong, so you can adjust the amount based on your taste preference.
  3. Pit the dates: Ensure your dates are pitted. If they are particularly hard, you can soak them in warm water for a few minutes to soften them up. This will make blending smoother and easier.
  4. Blend the ingredients: In a blender, combine the soaked and drained tiger nuts, sliced ginger, pitted dates, and coconut milk. Add a little water to help the ingredients move freely if necessary. Blend on high until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  5. Strain (Optional): For a smoother drink, you can strain the mixture using a nut milk bag, cheesecloth, or a fine mesh sieve. This step is optional and depends on your texture preference.
  6. Serve: Pour the drink into glasses over ice cubes for a refreshing touch. If you skipped the straining step, give it a good stir or shake before serving to make sure all the ingredients are well combined.
  7. Enjoy: Savor your healthy, homemade tigernut, ginger, date, and coconut drink!


  • Sweetness adjustments: Play with the number of dates based on how sweet you like your drink. Start with fewer, taste, and add more if needed.
  • Creaminess factor: Choose between carton coconut milk for a lighter drink or canned coconut milk for a creamier texture.
  • Flavor twists: Feel free to add a pinch of cinnamon or vanilla extract for an extra flavor dimension.

This nutritious drink is perfect for a morning energy boost or a refreshing afternoon pick-me-up. Enjoy the natural sweetness and health benefits in every sip!

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