Date smoothie (including vegan) recipe

With the arrival of delicious Medjoul Dates from Zaytoun this week, I started thinking about recipes for this wonderful sunny weather we are having. How about a date smoothie?

Date Smoothie Recipe
3/4 cup of whole milk
1/3 cup halved pitted dates
1/2 cup of ice

Blend the milk and dates, Refridgerate the mixture until the dates have softened
Add ice and blend until smooth and frothy
Drink it while it’s still cold and refreshing

Vegan date and banana smoothie
2 frozen bananas cut into chunks
1/3 cup of chopped dates
1 tablespoon of hemp seeds
1-2 cups almond of rice milk
1 tablespoon of nut butter
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon to sprinkle on the top

Add all the ingredients (apart from the cinnamon) to a blender and blend until smooth.
Serve (with or without the cinnamon) enjoy immediately!

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