Smoothie with Dates

 Smoothie With Dates

I am so obsessed with Medjool dates (large dates), and you can use them in so many ways.

Stuff them with almond butter, stuff them with feta cheese or make a smoothie.   You are on the run, you are craving something sweet and healthy.  Banana with Dates, Almond Milk, and Ginger is so good for you, check the health benefits on Medjool dates below.

Medjool Date Smoothie
Medjool Date Smoothie

Smoothie With Dates


1 ripe banana
2 tbsp of date nectar or use 2-3 fresh Medjool dates
1 glass of homemade almond milk
1/4 of tsp of vanilla powder
2 tbsp Almond Butter
1 tsp of ginger
Blend all together.  Happy smoothie!


I love this video by “1000 most beautiful gardens in the world” and this one is Egypt-Garden of Date Palms, Deserts and Pyramides

History and Dates Nutrition Facts

The tree is believed to originate in the lands on the banks of Nile and Euphrates Rivers of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. Date palm is now grown extensively for its edible fruits under warmer climates around the world.

Health Benefits of Dates

Dates are free from cholesterol and contain very low fat. They are rich in vitamins and minerals.
They are rich source of protein, dietary fiber and rich in vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5 along with vitamin A and C. it helps improve the digestive system as it contains soluble and insoluble fibers and different kinds of amino acids. Dates are great energy boosters as they contain natural sugars and are very low in calories…….

Vanilla Ice-Cream with Dates

Use your blender add Vanilla Ice-cream with 2-3 dates and serve after dinner or for the holidays.  So, delicious! Push the boundary add more dates for a sweeter taste.