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Course: beverage
Total time: under 15 minutes
Skill level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
Yield: Serves 1
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Notes

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Cover and process at high speed until smooth. Pour into a tall glass.

Variation

Pineapple Dream: Date Substitute pineapple juice for the almond milk, rice milk, or soymilk.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving

526kcal (26%)
471mg (47%)
11mg (18%)
34mcg RAE (1%)
1445mg
140mg
19g
84g
7g
105g
11mg (4%)
245mg (10%)
2g (12%)
7g (10%)
2mg (13%)