CacaoChicoryDatesNutmeg Chicory Cacao Coffee Substitute Cuban April 19, 2017April 19, 2017 1 Min Read Chicory Cacao Coffee Substitute Serves 2 1 T chicory root powder 1 T cacao powder ½ cup raw cashews or 1-2 T coconut oil 1-2 pitted dates 2 cups water Pinch of salt & nutmeg How To Make Place chicory in a pan and cover with water. Bring it to a boil; reduce the heat and simmer, then strain. Add to blender with nuts, dates, salt and cacao. Blend until frothy. Grate some fresh nutmeg and enjoy.