Raisin Almond Breakfast Spread

Almonds and ginger paste make this breakfast spread creamy without the use of dairy ingredients.


  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) honey or agave nectar
  • 1 cup (145 g) raw almonds
  • 1 Tablespoon 2-inch cube of fresh ginger root or Ginger Paste (See Recipe)
  • 2 Tablespoons (20 g) raw sesame seeds
  • 1 cup (145 g) raisins or 1/2 cup (70 g) raisins, 4 pitted dates, and 4 dried apricots


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.