This is a wonderful soother for frazzled nerves. Dates are high in fiber and are a source of calcium, magnesium, and folic acid. Rehydrate dry dates before using by covering them with boiling water and letting stand for 30 minutes.
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
One Pot MealYes
Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, healthy, high fiber, high-calcium, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Mealbreakfast, brunch, dinner, lunch
Taste and Texturecreamy, spiced, sweet
Type of Dishshake
- ¾ cup (6 oz.) soymilk, almond milk, or rice milk
- ½ cup (4 oz) plain or vanilla yogurt
- 1/3 cup pitted dates, coarsely chopped
- 1 small ripe banana, peeled and quartered
- 1 tsp. ground ginger
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Cover and process at high speed until smooth. Pour into a tall glass.
Pineapple Dream: Date Substitute pineapple juice for the almond milk, rice milk, or soymilk.
2002 Sharon Tyler Herbst