Creamy Date Smoothie

Creamy date smoothie
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Ingredients

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

Directions

  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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