Banana Date Shake

Banana Date Shake recipe from weelicious.com

There's the sweetest man at our farmer's market who sells dates every Sunday. He sits there and calls out to all who pass, "nature's candy!" I agree with him -- that's a perfect name for dates because they're so sweet and creamy, just like candy. There are so many varieties of date to choose from, but my favorite ones are Medjools because they're extra creamy and sweet.

Banana Date Shake recipe from weelicious.com

Dates are high vitamin A and B6, but also in sugar, so just like candy, you don't want to overdose on them (even though dates' sugar is obviously natural). This date shake is perfect at this time of year when dates are fresh and in season. The shake is sweet -- but not too sweet -- and a great energy booster for kids heading off to school in the morning. Kenya may not be in school yet, but that doesn't stop him from starting every day with one!

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Banana Date Shake (2 Servings)

Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 0 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup milk (any type will do)
  • 3 dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

Preparation

1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and puree on high until smooth and creamy.

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. My passion is creating simple, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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