1 cup chilled milk
1 cup dates, such as deglet noor (or medjool for a more intense date flavor)
2 cups vanilla ice-cream
Date shakes are made from dates. Now that we have gotten the very obvious out of the way, let us progress. Dates are a superfood. They have been receiving plaudits from Paleo and whole foods enthusiasts. This is because dates are a big storehouse of fiber, energy and minerals. When it is ground into a paste, it is used in baked treats as a natural binder, while beverages also benefit since its syrup adds sweetness. Whether you like your date stuffed or plain, one fact that is not arguable is that it will make for a very nutritious snack. Aside from the nutritional value, date shakes are just so yummy!
- Dates are helpful in relieving constipation and in the promotion of overall digestive health. They contain a large amount of fiber which help regulate bowel movements and promote the health of the colon. The date shake contains some soluble and insoluble fiber and these help in clearing the gastrointestinal system.
- Dates are high in sugar, making them a good source of energy.
- They are also a good source of antioxidants which protect cells against damage by free radicals.
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