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Creamy Date Smoothie

Creamy date smoothie
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  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup halved pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup cup ice


  1. Place the milk and dates in a blender.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until the dates have softened, about 15 minutes.
  3. Add the ice and blend until smooth and frothy.
By February, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 270
  • Fat 6g
  • Sat Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 18mg
  • Sodium 73mg
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 51g
  • Sugar 46g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 234mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Soaking the dates in the milk before blending helps soften them, allowing them to blend smoothly. Look for Medjool dates, which are tender and sweet.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.