1teaspoonraw almond butter or other nut butter(optional)
Place the chopped dates in a bowl and pour the boiling water over them. Allow them to soak for about 10 minutes. (Note: Some dates are not as soft as others–soak them longer.) Then place dates and water in blender container along with remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth, scraping down sides of container a couple of times to ensure everything gets blended.